Raoul Pal

Raoul Pal

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Raoul Pal has been in the financial markets for 27 years. He started his financial career teaching traders about technical analysis before working with a British investment bank that got him in the world of derivatives markets. After this, he started writing macroeconomic investment research for the world’s biggest hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, government organizations, and high-net-worth family offices. Pal had an insider's view of the financial world before thee devastating 2008 crash and was dissatisfied by both the financial institutions and the mainstream media’s coverage of monetary issues. Seeking to democratize financial information, Pal is a disrupting force with Real Vision, a publisher of financial information in video, audio, and written form.

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Academic History


  • Raoul leads the company in providing unparalleled access to the very best insights and analysis from the brightests financial minds.

  • Real Vision helps investors understand the complex world of finance, business and the global economy.

  • The video platform delivers exclusive, long-form interviews, research, live strategy calls, documentaries and analysis.


  • He was co-manager of the GLG global macro hedge fund in London.

  • In 2004, he retired from fund management and started The Global Macro Investor in 2005.

  • He was co-head of hedge fund sales in equities and equity derivatives at Goldman Sachs in Europe.