Smiling through the apocalypse

Here are some investors who have profited from risky financial predictions and bets.

When a slump in Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 terrorized global investors earlier this year, a Japanese day trader first bet on a collapse and then predicted the timing of a rebound. He earned US$34 million. Above are a few other investors who have successfully bet against trend.

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Steve Brearton


Steve Brearton is a freelance writer in Toronto.

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