Audio Archives

Friday, September 22, 2017

Weekend Edition with John O’Donnell

Merlin Rothfeld and John O’Donnell answer a wealth of listener questions including: A gold backed blockchain, the rise and risks of ICO’s, money management, and much more!

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Restructuring Options with Eric Ochotnicki

Chicago floor trader, Eric Ochotnicki joins Merlin to talk about the complete overhaul of the Online Trading Academy’s options class. The restructured class focuses on a structured and fully documented process designed to eliminate any confusion, and allow students to quickly address any potential problems.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Future Specifics with Tillie Allison

Tillie Allison joins Merlin to talk about some specific future contract details and shares her personal preferences. The duo also address viewer questions regarding market correlations and dynamics.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Article 50 Showdown with Tim Pesut

Merlin welcomes currency trader, Tim Pesut back to the show to get the latest scoop on the UK Brexit! Time and Merlin look at the technical of the pound and the fundamentals of Article 50 to shed some light on future expectations on price and interest rates. Later, the analyze some listener questions on different currencies like the pound and the Euro.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Batting 1000 with Larry Jacobson

The beauty of Online Trading Academy’s patented methodology is that it sets the foundation for discipline and structure. Larry Jacobson then adds another layer of analysis using some of Warren Buffets methodology. Larry share his holdings and some of the logic behind the picks. Later, Larry and Merlin analyses the euro and US Dollar for a listener.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Weekend Edition with John O’Donnell

Cryptocurrencies took a huge hit with events out of China and negative remarks from prominent Wall Street executives. John and Merlin dive into all the hoopla and try to make sense of the name calling, to ultimately uncover the truth behind recent moves.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Financial Empowerment with David Sundstrom

Merlin welcomes David Sundstrom to the show to talk about the financial website: OTAcademy.com Dave walks viewers through the mission and goals of the site, then shows users how to custom tailor their learning path through a wide variety of financial topics and age brackets. The financial industry has made trillions throughout history teaching people the wrong way to do things. OTAcademy is designed to show you how different financial topics work, and how to make them work for you. Best of all, the 100+ articles and 100+ videos are FREE!
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Trading Practice Labs with Brandon Tristan

Trader & Instructor Brandon Tristan shares some thoughts about the trading labs he oversees on a daily basis. These labs are designed to help Online Trading Academy graduates put their trading strategy in action under the guidance and oversight of veteran traders. This process significantly helps shorten the traders learning curve, giving them more confidence as the embark on their trading journey!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Yen & Aussie Center Stage with David Warner

Merlin talks to Currency trader, David Warner about his preferred currency pairs which include: The Euro, Yen, US Dollar, Australian Dollar and British Pound. NO Swiss Franc! Later the duo break down the chart per listener questions to help understand current price action and immediate levels.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Trading with the Sugar Man!

3rd generation floor trader, Dan Sugar joins Merlin in studio to answer some listener questions and give some thoughts on the markets. Dan and Merlin first look at Gold and its recent , pullback free, rise. Then Dan offers some insights on what has helped him, and his family succeed at trading for so long.

Friday, September 8, 2017

The Equifax “Incident” with John O’Donnell

John and Merlin take a look at the recent announcement of a Massive data breach at Equifax, which may impact 143 million Americans! They also look at the concept of a constant measure of value when looking at markets or investments. How does bitcoin look compared to gold? Tune in and find out!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Dealing With It with Tillie Allison

Tillie shares her approach to dealing with major news events, natural disasters and other factors when setting up and executing long term trades. This involves strict adherence to the plan, which is the foundation of what she teaches her students.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

ICO’s and More with Merlin Rothfeld

Alone in studio, Merlin addresses many questions from the Youtube and Facebook channels. Merlin first looks at the incredibly popular ICO market and offers some cautionary advice. Later, he tackles the ultimate question: “What will it take for me to quit my job and be a full time trader”.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Travel & Trade with Michael Young

Long time floor trader, Michael Young joins Merlin to talk about his recent trip to Paris. While there were some major market moving events happening, Michael was calm and collected with his “Set-n-forget” positions. He also talked about how he has been trading volatilitiy instruments during that time. Finally, Michael shares a story from the floor which turned the worst trade, into the best!

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Money Talks with Sam Evans

Master trader, Sam Evans joins Merlin to break down his trading approach to fundamental data. The duo also look at the US dollar, Euro, and other currencies and provide their insights and thoughts on the markets going forward.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Move Over Buffett with Larry Jacobson

Amongst his mountain of responsibilities at Online Trading Academy, Larry Jacobson is a great trader/investor as well! Larry joins Merlin on set to talk about his current portfolio holdings and offers some insights as to why he chose those investments. Larry and Merlin also take a look at listener questions and performs analysis on the charts.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

FX Waves with David Warner

Global tensions once again created some great trading opportunities in the currency markets on Tuesday. David Warner joins Merlin on set to discuss some of the trades he is currency in, as well as answer several listener questions including: New Zealand Dollar, Japanese Yen, Canadian & U.S. Dollar.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Impact of Disasters with Wayne Citron

Long time floor trader out of Chicago, Wayne Citron joins Merlin to talk about how the markets reacted to Hurricane Henry in Texas. Wayne extends the discussion into commodities such as Oil, corn and others to emphasize the impact of natural disasters and reports on commodity prices. Later, he offers some “Stories from the Floor”.

Friday, August 25, 2017

Weekend Edition with John O’Donnell

John & Merlin walk through a variety of hot topics on this episode including: The robust housing data recently released, the approach of hurricane Henry, Oil prices, gold, cryptocurrencies, the Fed and much more!

 

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Housing Markets with Diana Hill

The prevailing question from home owners and investors right now is: “Are we in a housing bubble”? Real Estate master, Diana Hill joins Merlin on Set to take a look at this question and offer some insights into what the hottest markets are currently. The duo stress the importance of having a plan and realistic expectations regardless of your investment methodology for Real Estate.

 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Income Trading with Jerry Baldwin

Jerry joins Merlin to talk about how he trades the markets for just a couple hours a day, and goes home flat. While this style is not for everyone, Jerry finds it fits his personality perfectly! The duo also talk about how after hours sessions offer insight to market direction during the regular trading sessions.

 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Exploring Mountains of Debt with Economist Richard Duncan

Economist Richard Duncan joins Merlin Rothfeld and John O'Donnell to talk about our current mountain of debt in the USA. He breaks down the history, addresses the current market dynamics, and then offers some solutions to get out of this mess. How do we do it? Listen today and find out.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Short Term Trading with Roger Best

For the first time, investors and traders across the nation will be able to get live perspective on the market from experienced professional traders. "Power Trading Radio" is aimed at an audience that wants to improve its edge through active participation whether the market is moving up, down or sideways. In addition to stocks, topics will include foreign exchange, options and wealth management.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Tesla and Cryptocurrencies

Merlin and John talk a look at the price charts of Tesla and offer some opinions on its “Bubblish” status. They also look at a technical indicator that has resurfaced recently, warning of a major market correction. And Finally, the potential for the cryptocurrency market to also be in a Bubble like situation.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Checking the Fuel Behind The Market Rally with Paul Orme

As the market suffers one of its largest down days in months, Merlin questions the current uptrends validity. Master trader, Paul Orme joins the show to look at what exactly is driving the equity markets since 2009. Surprisingly it is NOT the banks!

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Futures vs. Options with Tillie Allison

Long time trader in multiple asset classes, Tillie Allison Joins Merlin to talk about some of her current trades in Crude Oil, and broad market indices, as well as offering some insight into the pro’s & cons of both futures and Options.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Mo’ Money with Tim Pesut

Good economic data today was not enough to life the equity markets, resulting in a nice push up in the US Dollar. This obviously had impacts on global currencies, which Master Trader, Tim Pesut and Merlin Rothfeld discuss live. They look at some of the data, and then dive into the Aussie Dollar and the British Pound for potential trade setups.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Old & New Money with Reginald Ringgold

Merlin welcomes veteran trader, Reginald Ringgold to the show to answer some listener questions on the Aussie Dollar. Later, Reginald offers his opinion on the emergence of cryptocurrency and blockchains as trading instruments.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Mid-Year Market Performance

Merlin and John take a look at the mid-year market performance by analyzing heatmaps and market cap data. Should these be used as buying opportunities? Later the look at Cryptocurrencies and their potential impact on the markets, and Merlin makes a longshot wager with John!

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The Mastermind Master with Joann Farley

One of the unsung heroes of Online Trading Academy is Joann Farley! Every day she is helping traders find their way in the Mastermind and XLT learning environments. Joann shares her thoughts on several asset class including the Yen, Natural Gas, and the Dow.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Following Rules with Ed Ponsi

Many traders discover all too soon that their biggest losses come from having a poor plan/strategy, or not following one if they do! Master trader, Ed Ponsi joins Merlin to answer several listener questions about current market setups. The common theme for the setups, is Follow The Plan! Ed and Merlin also offer their insights on Algo’s and black box trading systems.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Mastering Multiple Markets with Sam Seiden

At the Thrive event in Las Vegas, Sam Seiden demonstrated his excellent trading abilities by trading a variety of asset classes, as well as sharing trades sheets from various accounts. Sam and Merlin discuss why it’s important to focus on the basics, disregard the news and be ready to embrace trading opportunities when they arise, in any asset class!

Friday, August 4, 2017

Weekend Edition with John O’Donnell

As the dust settles from the Amazing OTA Thrive event in Las Vegas, Merlin Rothfeld welcomes John O’Donnell to the show to talk about his personal highlights from the past week. John and Merlin also look at how Millennial preferences may shape the future of housing markets.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Live from the OTA Thrive Event in Las Vegas

For the first time, investors and traders across the nation will be able to get live perspective on the market from experienced professional traders. "Power Trading Radio" is aimed at an audience that wants to improve its edge through active participation whether the market is moving up, down or sideways. In addition to stocks, topics will include foreign exchange, options and wealth management.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Live from the OTA Thrive Event in Las Vegas

For the first time, investors and traders across the nation will be able to get live perspective on the market from experienced professional traders. "Power Trading Radio" is aimed at an audience that wants to improve its edge through active participation whether the market is moving up, down or sideways. In addition to stocks, topics will include foreign exchange, options and wealth management.

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Future of Financial Markets with Caitlin Long

Chairman of the Board & President at Symbiont, Caitlin Long, joins John O’Donnell and Merlin Rothfeld to talk about the major shifts happening in our financial markets. This change is the result of a revolutionary new technology called Blockchain. It is this innovation which is responsible for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and hundreds of other cryptocurrencies, but the big game changer is how it will impact our day-to-day lives.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Next Big Thing with Larry Jacobson

For the first time, investors and traders across the nation will be able to get live perspective on the market from experienced professional traders. "Power Trading Radio" is aimed at an audience that wants to improve its edge through active participation whether the market is moving up, down or sideways. In addition to stocks, topics will include foreign exchange, options and wealth management.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Chart Analysis with Damontre Owens

Market Veteran, Damontre Ownes joins Merlin on set to answer several listener question about market securities, including: the S&P 500, Gold, the 30-bond and much more!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Platform Golden Nuggets with Michael Burke

V.P. of Client Training and Education at TradeStation, Michael Burke joins Merlin Rothfeld to share some powerful software functionality within TradeStation. The goal is to get the platform to take some of the heavy lifting off of your plate, and make your trading life easier and more profitable! Mr. Burke walks through 4 distinct features designed to help do just that!

Monday, July 24, 2017

The Swing Set with Gabe Velazquez

Merlin welcomes Master trader Gabe Velazques back to Power Trading Radio to talk about his upcoming presentation at Thrive! In Las Vegas. Gabe also helps Merlin & TJ analyze several charts for listeners, including: The US Dollar, Aussie, S&P500 and much more.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

A Case For the Upside with Bill Henner

The topic de jour with traders recently has been the dollar. The interesting thing is, almost everyone had different opinions! Long time floor trader, Bill Henner joins Merlin Rothfeld to discuss his thoughts on the dollar and how it relates to other currencies at the moment. Then also break down the GBPAUD cross pair and pound trade for online listeners who sent in their questions.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Yen Fireworks with David Warner

For the first time, investors and traders across the nation will be able to get live perspective on the market from experienced professional traders. "Power Trading Radio" is aimed at an audience that wants to improve its edge through active participation whether the market is moving up, down or sideways. In addition to stocks, topics will include foreign exchange, options and wealth management.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

FX Blowout with Tim Pesut

With 2 new social media streams going live for Power Trading Radio, there are plenty of great listener questions coming in! Master trader Time Pesut joins Merlin to help break down the current trading and economic landscape of the Euro, Japanese Yen, Australian & US Dollars.

Monday, July 17, 2017

The July B.E.C.C. Report with Scott McCormick

In his monthly appearance on Power Trading Radio, master trader Scott McCormick shares his thoughts on many different areas of the market including: Bonds, Commodities, interest rates, industrials, transportation stocks and much more! The duo also look at the current movements in the British Pound.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Weekend Edition with Dr. Mark Thornton

Senior Fellow with the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Dr. Mark Thornton, joins Merlin Rothfeld and John O’Donnell to discuss his latest book, dealing with the Skyscraper Index and how it has been an effective market timing tool over the years. The trio also revisit Janet Yellens recent testimony and offers their thoughts.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Path Ahead with Sam Seiden

Merlin welcomes master trader, Sam Seiden to the show to talk about where the markets are headed. Sam goes over the S&P 500, 10 year note, US Dollar, Euro, offering macro views and targets. The duo also look at several listener questions pertaining to Oil and its recent pop up.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Central Bank Wars with Ed Ponsi

Trader, Author, Presenter: Ed Ponsi, joins Merlin Rothfeld to talk about today’s testimony by Janet Yellen. The duo look at her statements and offer some insight as to what impact it might have on markets going forward. They also look at charts of the Euro, Dollar and the Canadian Dollar.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Who To Follow with Chris Manson

In this day and age, everyone is looking for experts to show them what to buy & sell. Master trader, Chris Manson joins Merlin on set to talk about what he is looking for, and why traders (as well as investors) need to tune out the media. They also look at how different market correlations can add another layer of probability to your trading decisions.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Being ProActive with Sean Reed

Back from vacation, Merlin welcomes Sean Reed to the set to talk about market timing and true diversification. Sean also takes a look at the US Dollar slump and offers his thoughts on where it may be headed next. The duo also look at the Swiss Franc for trading opportunities.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Hard Money for Peace and Prosperity with Dr. Ron Paul

John O’Donnell interviews Dr. Ron Paul on the topic of “honest money." Former 12 term Congressman Paul founded The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. It is a project of Dr. Paul’s Foundation for Rational Economics and Education (F.R.E.E.), founded in the 1970s as an educational organization. The Institute continues and expands Dr. Paul’s lifetime of public advocacy for a peaceful foreign policy and the protection of civil liberties at home.

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