a person who takes an opposing view, especially one who rejects the majority opinion, as in economic matters.

contr(ary) + -arian Unabridged
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contrarian (kənˈtrɛərɪən)
a contrary or obstinate person(as modifier): a contrarian investor; contrarian instincts

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Word Origin & History

1963, from contrary.
"To be in opposition is not to be a nihilist. And there is no decent or charted way of making a living at it. It is something you are, and not something you do." [Christopher Hitchens, "Letters to a Young Contrarian," 2001]
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Example sentences
In the wrong environment, your innately contrarian spirit may be perceived as
  hostile or even insubordinate.
But a new, contrarian school of thought is emerging.
In fact, the patterns were so impressive that they started to bring out my
  contrarian side.
They kept chickens, geese, and a dozen or so contrarian turkeys.
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