Audio Archives

Friday, May 26, 2017

The Crypto Landscape

Merlin Rothfeld and John O’Donnell take a look at the current European angst with the EU, and evaluate the potential for more countries leaving the EU. Later, the discuss the colossal rise of cryptocurrencies and how it might change the landscape of the financial markets.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Alone Again with Merlin

With a live studio audience, Merlin answers a couple of questions regarding strange forex executions, and the plight of natural gas in the Trump administration era. Later, he also answers listener questions on real estate, Chipotle, Walmart and much more!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Looking Ahead with Steve Misic

Market Veteran, Steve Misic, joins Merlin Rothfeld to talk about a recent bullish call from a major market veteran. Does this signal more bullish times ahead? Steve and Merlin discuss this as well as answer a couple listener questions on different currency pairs including: Canadian Dollar, Euro, Pound, US Dollar.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Memory Lane with Craig Weil

Long time Chicago floor trader Craig Weil joins Merlin in studio to talk about some of his learning lessons from his old trading floor days. Later they help a listener with zone identification on an Australian Dollar chart.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Manic Moday with Travis McGhee and David Fong!

Merlin welcomes, VP of Business Development at TradeStation, to the show to talk about their new TradeStation Salutes program which offers free & Discounted trades, free data feeds and much more to Military Personnel. Online Trading Academy is also offering free & discounted classes to Military members! David Fong discusses some listener trades including: Tesla, Netflix, and the S&P 500 futures.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Government Regulations with John Tamny

The trio of Merlin Rothfeld, John O’Donnell and John Tamny talk a look at the current role of government and its impact on job creation. The 3 debate how much regulations should be scaled back to help bolster the economy as a whole. They also look at the role of the Fed and what things might look like without it!

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Merle "The Pearl" Rothfeld

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, May 17, 2017

End of the Trump Rally

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, May 16, 2017

Volatility and Planning with Gabe Velazquez

With the Vix at historic lows, many traders are frustrated with the lack of market movement. Master trader, Gabe Velazquez joins Merlin to talk about how he is teaching his students to adapt to this environment. He also offers some insights he has observed which makes for good traders and bad traders.

Monday, May 15, 2017

The New Normal with Rick Wright

Leaving the Markets to their normal path is a thing of the past! Late night tweets have been wreaking havoc on nearly all markets around the world. Is this the new normal?! Master trader, Rick Wright joins Merlin to talk about how he has had to adapt his trading style to avoid these late night distractions which can cause extreme moves! They also take a look at the Euro and Japanese Yen for trading opportunities.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Interest Rate Environment

Merlin and John answer a listener question about the current interest rate environment, and offer some suggestions on what may happen to the markets going forward. Then they talk about 5 of the largest traded companies in the US equity markets, and break down their vulnerabilities from the long term investing perspective.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Housing Markets with Diana Hill

While most people buy houses at retail prices by using an agent or online real estate company, Diana Hill urges investors to seek out Off Market properties! Doing so will allow you to find properties which may be well below market value, giving you a great head start toward your financial goals. They also look at some telling charts pertaining to real estate patterns in the US.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Options & Futures With Jeff Manson

Merlin taps into the brain of Master trader, Jeff Manson to gain some clarity on several topics, including: using volume and open interest in his trade planning, identifying key levels that price has never reached, and the exciting new world of using options on the futures market.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Making Better Trades Using Options with Michael Young

The mail box was filled up with options questions, and Michael Young is there to help! Merlin and Michael take a look at several listener question on topics such as open interest, fear of making trades, and trading floor experiences.

 

Monday, May 8, 2017

Market Questions with Merlin Rothfeld

With no studio guest today, Merlin answers many listener questions! Since the airing of the cryptocurrency show last week, may viewers have questions! The first one pertains to block chain and how it works. Merlin elaborates on this and talks about its use well beyond must the currency aspects. He also looks at AMD other traded securities.

Friday, May 5, 2017

The Merlin and John Show

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, May 4, 2017

Cryptocurrencies with Merlin

So many questions have been coming in regarding Bitcoins, Litecoins, and other crypto currencies that Merlin decided to address the topic by giving a quick overview of the coin differences. Later, he also looks at the current collapse of oil and the flood of IPO’s.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Option Rescue with Eric Ochotnicki

Options master, Eric Ochotnicki joins Merlin to talk about advanced ways to use options to reduce risk, and increase returns. Eric dives deep into specific listener questions offering suggestions on how to deal with major gaps in the market, and points out flaws in just using the Greeks for trading decisions.

Monday, May 1, 2017

The Right Portfolio with Sean Reed

Merlin and Master Trader, Sean Reed take a look at some of the issues with the Permanent Portfolio discussed on PTR a couple weeks ago. Sean looks at ways to improve rates of return using market timing and option writing strategies. They also look at the stock Dry Ships per a listener request.

Friday, April 28, 2017

An Insider's Take on The Federal Reserve

DANIELLE DIMARTINO BOOTH is the founder of Money Strong, LLC, an economic consulting firm. She began her career in New York at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and Credit Suisse. After working as a financial columnist at the Dallas Morning News, DiMartino Booth spent nine years as an advisor to Richard W. Fisher at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Tariffs Etc. with Richard Ebeling

Dr. Richard Ebeling, Austrian Economic Professor at The Citadel University, discusses with John O'Donnell why trade tariffs are historically a very bad economic idea going back 200 years to Adam Smith. From the lumber tariffs in Canada trade by Trump, to the rubber tires from China tariffs by Obama. The consumer is always the net loser, as foreign trade tariffs are nothing but taxes paid by the consumers of said products. Net jobs are not saved for US industries by these tariffs.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Alone On Set

Alone on set, Merlin takes answers many listener questions on topics ranging from Greek Banks to Chart time frames, realistic return expectations to French elections, and much more.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

All Asset Classes with Bill Henner

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, April 24, 2017

Market Waves with Scott Chrisan

Short term trader Scott Chrisan joins Merlin in studio to talk about the big waves thrown at the equity markets today. The duo discuss how the upcoming elections might surprise the global community and create more market waves! They also look at several listener questions about the S&P 500 and Bond relationships.

Friday, April 21, 2017

The Permanent Portfolio with John O’Donnell

John and Merlin discuss the concept of the Permanent Portfolio vs. just buying the market. While it may not enjoy the huge market gains, it also is not a victim of major market corrections! This may be very appealing for those nearing retirement, or attempting to minimize risk.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Mastering the Tools with Josip Causic

Master trader Josip Causic is in Irvine CA this week teaching a platform immersion class. Merlin and Josip take a look at some powerful tools which help traders understand time and price relationships. They also talk about dividends and options strategies.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Covering your Calls with Russ Allen

Merlin and Russ take a look at some of the pros and cons of using covered calls from an in investment & income perspective. Russ answers multiple listener questions on the topic and offers insights on when to use which strategy.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mapping the Sectors with Tillie Allison

Merlin Rothfeld and Tillie Allison take a look at the concept of sector rotation and how it might impact your longer term holdings. Tillie also takes a look at the US dollar for clues of further direction.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Using indicators with CMT Scott McCormick

Merlin Rothfeld welcomes Chartered Market Technician, Scott McCormick to talk about the use of technical indicators, and a quick analysis if the B.E.C.C. report. Scott uses different markets, including Bonds, Commodities & Currencies to help gain a greater understanding of market health.

Friday, April 14, 2017

New Debt Bubbles with Kate Seabaugh

John O’Donnell welcomes Kate Seabaugh, Sr. Research Analyst at John Burns Real Estate Consulting, to talk about some startling research on debt accumulation in multiple sectors in the economy. While the markets may seem robust, the debt numbers reveal the cracks in the system which could lead to a big market moves!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Planning for the Future with Larry Jacobson

Larry and Merlin take a look at a listeners question about long term wealth building, and offer several suggestions on how to get started. Later, they look at several charts including Nvidia and Live Nation for trading opportunities.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Following the Institutions with Sean Reed

Fresh out of his Core Strategy class in Irvine California, master trader Sean Reed joins Merlin Rothfeld on set to talk about some of his market observations in class today. Sean looks at how United stock bounced perfectly in between supply and demand zones for great trading opportunities in class. The duo also look at copper and the Canadian dollar for trading opportunities.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Flight To Safety with Tim Pesut

Currency market expert, Tim Pesut joins Merlin to talk about the current “Risk-off” mood of the markets and why it might propel the Yen even higher. Tim and Merlin also look at the Australian Dollar for potential trade setups.

Monday, April 10, 2017

The World of Fibs with Jeff Manson & Merlin's 7 Year Show Anniversary!

Master trader, Jeff Manson, joins Merlin Rothfeld to talk about his current futures class in Kansas City, and his upcoming breakout session for the OTA Thrive event in Las Vegas. Jeff and Merlin look at how traders should use fibs in conjunction with Supply & Demand methodology for the best results. Later, they answer some listener questions about Oil and Plug power.

 

Friday, April 7, 2017

Derivatives and China with John O’Donnell

Merlin and John take a look at the global trade situation, and the juggernaut: China!! They also take a look at the global money situation and a shocking breakdown of global derivatives markets.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Learn to THRIVE as a Trader

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, April 5, 2017

Gauging Volatility with Steve Moses

In a follow up show, Options master Steve Moses, joins Merlin to talk about the pros and cons of different options strategies should be used in different market situations. He also looks at how to identify volatility in the marketplace and apply the appropriate strategy.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Central Banks with David Warner

Australia keeps their rates the same, but makes some interesting comments which may impact the value of the Aussie Dollar. David Warner joins Merlin to talk about these impacts, and offers some insights into the US Dollar and Japanese yen.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Trade Analysis With Mike McMahon

Merlin welcomes Mike McMahon to the studio to tackle a couple listener questions about Valeant Pharma and a trade setup on the Russell 2000. Merlin also looks at some of the numbers behind the recently released auto sales the US.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Top Mistakes Novice Traders Make

Merlin and John breakdown some of the top trading and investing mistakes they have observed over the past 40+ years. Once addressed, they offer suggestions to help avoid these problems and achieve their financials goals.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trading the Now with Craig Weil

Merlin welcomes 40 year+ market veteran Craig Weil to the show to talk about how he trades the markets with a short term perspective. Craig walks viewers through what he looks for, his routine, and what he focuses on to trade. Later, they answer a couple listener questions on gold and oil.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Don’t Bring a Knife to a Gun Fight with Steve Moses

Options veteran Steve Moses, joins Merlin to talk about how he has personally had to change some of his trading strategies to accommodate market dynamics. Steve stresses the need to adapt to the market, not force your trading will on it!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Q&A with Merle the Pearl

Alone on set, Merlin answers many listener questions! Most of them revolve around specific trades on stocks like Tesla, Infosys, Oil, Level 3 communications and Target stores. Merlin also walks viewers through some of his scanning and filtering criteria to find trading opportunities.

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Wizardess of OZ

Behind hundreds of miles of fiber optic cables around the world, Jasmine Wang disseminates supply and demand levels for over 30 different financial instruments. All before you got out of bed! Merlin and Jasmine talk about some of those levels and later apply them to some listener questions. They also talk about her upcoming Live trading XLT’s she will be doing at the OTA Trive event with Sam Evans & Sam Seiden.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Rethink Retirement with John O'Donnell

Merlin Rothfeld and John O’Donnell outline 9 key mistakes that many make when attempting to build their wealth. All of which can be avoided with education and having a solid plan in place to achieve your financial goals.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Getting Real on Real Estate with Diana Hill

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, March 22, 2017

The Next Big Thing with Tim Pesut

After Tim and Merlin go over a couple listener questions about the British Pound, Euro and Yen, the shift focus to the next big shoe to drop in global politics. This event could certainly cause major waves in the markets, and its coming… one way or another!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Option Utilization with Russ Allen

Russ Allen joins Merlin on set to help answer a couple listener questions regarding the utilization of options in falling markets like observed today.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Filling Out Your Bracket with Josip Causic

March Madness is underway, but for traders, it’s always madness! Merlin welcomes Josip to the studio to talk about the utility of bracket orders in any trading style. Sorry folks, no NCAA bracket here, but a bracket far more powerful!

 

Friday, March 17, 2017

Why Wall Street Matters with William D. Cohan

John and Merlin welcome bestselling author William D. Cohan to the show to talk about his new book, Why Wall Street Matters.

 

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