Power Trading Radio - A Trader's Perspective on Investing in Stocks, Futures, Forex, Options Podcast
Power Trading Radio is a daily progressive trader focused program, hosted by long time trader Merlin Rothfeld, who offers expert analysis of the market from a trader’s perspective.  Fueled by Online Trading Academy, the show is designed to take average investors and give them the skills that they need for real success.  The show covers issues relating to Stocks, Forex, Futures, Options, Wealth Management, Retirement Planning, IRA’s and more.  http://www.powertradingradio.com

Economics professor at the International University of Geneva joins Merlin and John for a look at some of the problems plaguing Europe and the UK. Dr. Hollenbeck talks about the deflation paranoia, and why it’s not such a bad thing! He also offers listeners access to his extensive series of articles on macroeconomics.

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Merlin and guests have talked many times on the shenanigans that 401k providers are pulling on investors, generally in the form of ridiculous fees. ProActive investing master, Paul Orme joins Merlin for a look at several recent lawsuits against these firms and their elevated fees. The duo talks about the importance of knowing your investments, and being active in their management. Just a 1.25% savings over the course of a workers career can add up to over $100,000! Take control now!

Direct download: PTR041714.mp3
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Merlin hosts a show solo and answers a bunch of listener questions. Several listeners sent in questions retarding patterns, so Merlin takes a look at Broadening formations on the QQQ and an inverse head and shoulders on the AUDUSD. Later, he tackles a question on the Dollar index and how it is applied to anticipate market moves. He also looks at the Yen for potential trading opportunities and directional analysis.

Direct download: PTR041514.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59 PM

Markets regained their footing, stopping the significant slide from the second half of last week. Joann Farley, the glue that keeps the XLT program running smoothly, joins Merlin for a look at some of the stellar calls that have been happening in the live trading rooms and offer her thoughts on where she thinks they are headed. Later, Joann welcomes a new group of students to Online Trading Academy with a tour of some of the free resources available to everyone, as well as some of the tools available only to Online Trading Academy students.

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Economist Robert Murphy joins John O’Donnell and Merlin Rothfeld for a look at how the Government is wrecking the economy. Mr. Murphy is also teaching a class starting in 2 weeks on the subject, viewers can find out more here:http://academy.mises.org/courses/wreck/

He also gives away his book: Lessons for the Young Economist. This broadcast is the first from the brand new studio and world headquarters for Online Trading Academy!

Direct download: Power_Trading_Radio_041114.mp3
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Creator of Online Trading Academy’s Real Estate investment course, Diana Hill, joins Merlin for a look at what is trending in the housing market. One interesting is urban development of big cities catering to the younger generation who don’t want rural living. Diana also talks about when is the best time to consider selling your home to get the greatest return on investment.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:05 PM

The Vix spiked up and has dropped 20% in 2 days! Clearly a sign of the times and what the year holds in store for everyone! Steve Moses, joins Merlin for a look at how to take advantage of current markets through the use of Options. Steve answers listeners questions about the Greeks and the various strategies that one could use to capitalize on the volatility.


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Category:general -- posted at: 12:12 AM

Veteran floor trader on the CME, Tres Knippa joins Merlin and John to look at the mountain of debt that Japan has accumulated as well as its inability to pay it off. This presents several trading opportunities which are discussed amongst the trio. Tres also offers listeners a free subscription to his newsletter highlighting the situation in Japan.

Direct download: PTR_Podcast_040814.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46 PM

Professor Walter Block joins Merlin and John to talk about the recent riff between Mr.Block and the New York Times, who recently ran an article using quotes totally out of context. The trio discuss how the media regularly tweaks stories and interviews to get more sensationalism and sell more copies! Later, the debate about inflation and deflationary pressures is discussed.

Direct download: PTR_Podcast_040714.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07 AM

Managing Director at WindRock Wealth Management, Chris Casey, joins Merlin and John for a look at the current markets with a focus on asset selection and the fed’s roll. Chris looks at potential inflation problems for the markets going forward and offers some suggestions as to where might be appealing to invest in these volatile markets.

Direct download: PTR_Podcast_040414.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48 PM