Audio Archives

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.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Personal Choice Money

Dr. Richard Ebeling, Economist, Citadel University discusses with John O’Donnell the reason why fiat monopoly monies depreciate in buying power since 1913 via the Fed and why the world needs competition and “personal choice money”, as created by the market. We also discuss we need to abolish legal tender laws.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The 5th of July with John O'Donnell

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, June 30, 2017

Robots and Stuff

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.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thirsty Thursday with Larry Jacobson and Eric Ochotnicki

Eric and Larry talk about the new Professional Options Trader class coming out soon, and Larry Introduces the new Online Trading academy website; OTAC.tradingacademy.com where listeners get get free videos and articles designed to education them on their financial future.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Parting the Sea of Options with Steve Moses

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, June 27, 2017

Equity Markets with larry Jacobson and David Fong

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.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Manic Monday with Larry Jacobson & Tim Blotzer

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, June 23, 2017

The Current Debt Situation

Merlin and John take a look at the current debt situation and answer listener questions on how the US may get out from under it! They also address questions about trading time frames, and which one is best.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Focusing on the Short Term

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, June 21, 2017

Listener Q&A with Merlin Rothfeld

Alone on set, Merlin takes the time to dive into a variety of topics including: Ways to save for college, the current cryptocurrency system crash, and the growing war between Uber and Lyft. Merlin also talks about Journaling and why it is critical to consistency and success as a trader.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tales From the Floor with Bill Henner

Long time floor trader in Chicago, Bill Henner, joins Merlin to talk about what signs he is looking for to identify a market turn. He also shares some stories from the trading floor.

Monday, June 19, 2017

The Trend Follower with Rick Wright

Merlin welcomes Master Trader, Rick Wright to the program to talk about the current plight of the Euro and its relationship to the US Dollar. Several listener questions are also covered to help bring further context to the discussion.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Weekend Edition with John O’Donnell

Merlin and John discuss the landmark purchase of Whole Foods by Amazon, and breakdown its potential impact on the markets going forward. They also look at the currency war, specifically the war on cash. This leads into a discussion of alternative currencies and technology to help facilitate these transactions

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Currency Wars with Tim Pesut

After the predictable rate hike by Janet Yellen and the Fed, other countries are poised to make their announcements soon. Master trader, Tim Pesut, joins Merlin to offer insight on global currencies like the Euro, Yen, US and Canadian Dollars.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

How To Unwind $4.5 Trillion with Tillie Allison

Most of the trading session and announcements came out as planned, he real uncertainty lies ahead! Merlin welcomes Tillie Allison to the show to talk about today’s rate decision, and how they are going to unwind $4.5 trillion worth of treasuries and other assets purchased over the past few years. They also look at a couple listener questions on the Japanese Yen and market forecasts.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

What’s the Deal With Merlin Rothfeld

Merlin welcomes Travis McGee of TradeStation to the show to talk about some significant changes to their commission and fee structure. Travis also shares some details about the “TradeStation Salutes” initiative which offers free or discounted commissions, software, and data feeds for active military and veterans. Merlin also answers several listener questions on Gold and Amazon.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Watching the Fed with David Warner

Self-proclaimed Fed fanatic, David Warner, joins Merlin to talk about Wednesday’s Fed announcement and its potential impact for the markets going forward. They also answer some listener questions regarding the Japanese Yen, and Us Dollar.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Global Competition & Trends with John O’Donnell

The “Ambassador of Opportunity” joins Merlin to talk about how Countries around the world stack up with regard to global competitiveness. The also look at population trends which may spur growth around the world.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Cracks in the Pavement with Paul Orme

ProActive Investing Master, Paul Orme, joins Merlin to take a look at some of the factors which have vaulted these markets to all time highs. When the curtain is pulled back, you can see some significant flaws, and potentially detrimental problems facing further upside moves!

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Current State of Nat Gas & Oil with John Rowland

Long time floor trader, John Rowland shares his thoughts on the current trends in Natural Gas and other commodities, before sharing one of his more memorable stories from the trading floor!

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Trade Analysis with Merlin Rothfeld

Without a guest on the show, Merlin takes time to break down a couple listener trade setups. He also offers some guidance as to handling erroneous trades and setting trading protocols.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Sticking To Your System with Scot Stokes

Merlin welcomes Scot Stokes back to the show to answer a few listener questions and offer some market insights. Scot handles a couple questions about shorting this market with a simple response. “I’m not looking to short until the market supply levels hold”. Bottom line, the trend is your friend, so go with it! Later, the duo look at charts of the Euro and Coca Cola to drive home this concept.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Weekend Edition with Jeff Deist

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.

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