Welcome to the weekly series of Winning Edge Investments tutorials - designed to improve your punting knowledge and maximise your returns by providing real, unbiased, practical information.
The reality of variance
Back in 2017 we took the opportunity to sit down and analyse the various up and down swings that had been experienced during the first four years that the Trial Spy service was publicly available.
It provided some very interesting insights into the investment journey that are still relevant today.
We decided to title the article ‘Perspective’, because Variance is a normal and unavoidable part of any investment cycle, including with betting, but one’s perspective and how they handle the mental side of it ultimately determines how good an investor they will become.
Firstly, if you would like to brush up on your knowledge of variance and the importance of sound bankroll management, please read our article (or check out the slides) about Variance and the importance of sound bankroll management.
Variance and the importance of sound bankroll management Now that we’re all on the same page, let’s get into the analysis. Firstly, a quick recap of the annual results for the Trial Spy service since inception in Feb 2013: