RV Blog The Game of Investing, Vol. 20

The Game of Investing, Vol. 20

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This Week…

We’re celebrating our twentieth issue with a roundup of everything we’ve learned in the last ten editions of the Game of Investing.

Whether you’ve been with us since Day 1 or only just subscribed, thanks so much for being here. The basics of investing and financial markets are the pillars of our success — so it always pays to refresh your memory.

Now let’s get started.

Welcome to the Game

Welcome to The Game of Investing, a bi-weekly newsletter bringing you “aha” moments and actionable lessons from Real Vision experts. No matter your level of expertise, markets are tough — which is why we all have to put in the work. Ultimately, the game of investing is a competition with yourself. Our mission is to help you navigate the path to success. Prepare to level up.

Today’s Game of Investing is sponsored by the KraneShares KCCA ETF, the largest, most liquid, and only public market California allowance ETF. Please read the prospectus before investing in KraneShares. You can learn more about the KCCA ETF right here. Investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible. KCCA is distributed by SEI Investment Distribution Company (SIDCO). 

Now on to The Game… 

The Roundup

Vol. 11The Art of the Pivot: After two decades in the industry, Russell Clark realized that the economy and market had fundamentally changed post-COVID. That realization has caused him to rethink everything from how he builds conviction to what he trades and his time horizons. In this issue, we learn how to adapt your strategy before it’s too late. READ THE FULL ISSUE HERE.

Vol. 12 The Brave New World: A looming explosion in artificial intelligence and exponential technology development is about to spark an automated revolution that will change the way we live… and invest. So says Real Vision co-founder and CEO Raoul Pal, who leads us through a lesson on the opportunities that lies ahead for investors. READ THE FULL ISSUE HERE

Vol. 13Growth vs. Value: A key aspect to developing your own investment framework, is recognizing what kind of investing suits your unique goals, personality traits, and time horizon. Value and growth investing are both popular for very different reasons — we break them down here, looking at how different market conditions and environments favor each style. READ THE FULL ISSUE HERE.

Vol. 14 — Fundamental Analysis vs. Technical Analysis: So, you’ve settled on Growth vs. Value, but what kind of investor are you really? That answer depends on how comfortable you are with a few key style choices. In this issue, we highlight the differences (and universal truths) between fundamental and technical analysis, why each approach can be successful, and how to decide on a trading style. READ THE FULL ISSUE.

Vol. 15The Business Cycle, Part 1: Real Vision co-founder and CEO Raoul Pal returned to drop a knowledge bomb about the importance of the business cycle. Specifically, Raoul explains how secular trends drive long-term economic growth, how investors can spot new secular opportunities, and why we should all understand the magic formula that powers global GDP. READ THE FULL ISSUE HERE.


This Thursday and Friday, October 12-13, Real Vision and Ledger have partnered to host the Festival of Learning: The Next Digital Assets Wave, an industry-leading online experience designed to educate investors about the evolving world of digital assets.

The event will feature panel discussions, presentations, storytelling, and in-depth analysis from the brightest minds in digital finance. All investors, from beginners to crypto experts, are welcome to attend.

We’ve already saved all Real Vision members a seat. If you’re not a member yet, you can save your spot for free at the link below.

Learn more here

Back to The Roundup

Vol. 16The Business Cycle, Part 2: Raoul is back to get a bit more granular with our business cycle education. In this issue, he walks us through how to measure the business cycle, why a new regime of money-printing is changing the game, and what the new business cycle will look like for investors. READ THE FULL ISSUE HERE.

Vol. 17The Macro Data that Matters Most: In these uncertain economic times, it’s pivotal for investors to know how and where to find the data that moves markets. From inflation indexes to manufacturing surveys, there’s a vast range of economic data available for investors to consider. In this issue, we cover the difference between hard and soft data, leading and lagging indicators, and the information that means the most. READ THE FULL ISSUE.

Vol. 18How to Form a Macro Strategy: A global macro investing strategy can be intimidating at first glance, but it all comes down to spotting trends and inflection points for the best possible risk-reward ratio. Whether you’re a long-term investor or a tactical trader, a global macro approach can fit into your framework. After all, there’s a reason why it’s the preferred method of many of the best minds at Real Vision. READ THE FULL ISSUE.

Vol. 19 Systematic vs. Discretionary Trading: In the quest for sustainable market success, finding a trading style that they’re comfortable with comes down to how you make decisions. In this issue, we cover the pros and cons of rules-based and discretionary investing, how to tell which style suits you best, and why many investors blend the two. READ THE FULL ISSUE.

Next Time

Thanks for reading. In our next issue, we’ll look at the basics of technical analysis with a special visit from the founder and CEO of Aspen Trading Group, Dave Floyd.

See you then.

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