Commodity Conundrum: The Oil Plunge

Published on
December 3rd, 2018
4 minutes

Commodity Conundrum: The Oil Plunge

The One Thing ·
Featuring AK

Published on: December 3rd, 2018 • Duration: 4 minutes

This week, AK looks at recent downturn in the oil market, and explains why it's a really big deal for the global economy.


  • AO
    Alex O.
    25 December 2018 @ 18:40
    This AK video was good and focused. The one thing segment will likely have a better second life on youtube. The WTF is a bear market? video was substandard to prior content on RealV . Hopefully these pull new subscriptions to RV! I am on mad at the attempt but wanted to give you real feedback.
  • JP
    John P.
    5 December 2018 @ 18:40
    I don’t think this content is for me but it oddly seems made for millennials ( or what some older marketing exec thinks is for millennials). My personal experience with RV was that I followed Raoul from a bitcoin comment in early 2017 on twitter and watched his boom and bust video later. I thought the content was so informative I immediately tried and subscribed. If I instead had seen this I would’ve thought it was some joke like CNBC fast money. ( which would be unfortunate because I LOVE nearly all rv content) I’m a 30 year old without prior investing experience or financial education.
  • SH
    Syed H.
    5 December 2018 @ 16:03
    I thought only smart talented people presented on Real Vision.
  • GV
    George V.
    4 December 2018 @ 23:54
    I think this format with AK is improving. At first, i found it highly annoying with its attempt at some sort of millennial/hip hop thing. It seems to be evolving into simply a fresh, young look at current issues. Raoul, if you're looking to connect with a younger audience through AK, I think you guys are getting there. This is much better than before and it not only discusses the crude oil drop, but goes a little below the surface as to the causes and resulting consequences. Regarding the Trump comment, I didn't take offense at this video and I am a Trump supporter. I have commented in the past about the inappropriate nature of the political jabs made by the video guests against Trump, but I think AKs comments were factually based. Also, I have noticed over the past month or so the political commentary has been mostly eliminated from the RV platform so I think Raoul et alia are making an effort which I have noticed and I appreciate. Obviously, we are in hyper-politicized environment, but we just need to remember that we will all be best served in the investment arena by sticking to the facts. Keep it up Raoul.
    • RP
      Raoul P. | Founder
      5 December 2018 @ 10:59
      Thanks. Yes, The One Thing is getting better and better and thanks for understanding that its work in progress
  • CB
    Chris B.
    5 December 2018 @ 00:06
    Maybe RV can re-package the AK content and market it to CNBC as a money-making endeavor. It would be a perfect little 4m filler between the "Cypto-carnage" block and "tech wreck" Block. I suppose its my choice not to click on these segments but this format and delivery seem so far removed from "financial media that matters" that it doesnt belong here.
  • DC
    Dale C.
    4 December 2018 @ 10:56
    The Trump dig is not becoming of Real Vision. Leave that to the Main Stream Media. Pisses me off.
  • GD
    Gustavo D.
    4 December 2018 @ 06:11
    You’re too smart for your own good.
    • GD
      Gustavo D.
      4 December 2018 @ 09:13
      I’m sorry I take that back, we all are, including myself.
  • WM
    William M.
    4 December 2018 @ 02:51
    Oil prices are down because Trump wanted them down. Interest rates will soon drop too because Trump wants them too. Yes he really is that great and powerful!
  • RP
    Ryan P.
    3 December 2018 @ 23:24
    Why the Trump diss? I'd imagine many people involved with Real Vision are closet Trump supporters.
  • GT
    Guillaume T.
    3 December 2018 @ 23:06
    Nice, short and simple! Thanks :)