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

Merlin sits down in studio with Russ Allen to talk about the basics of portfolio allocation, and common mistakes most investors make. Then Russ presents some amazing charts which help support their discussion about the importance of rebalancing your portfolio periodically. The difference in portfolio gains from NO rebalancing to quarterly rebalancing are phenomenal!

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Merlin and John break down the current trends in the Online vs. Physical retail space. Both present some amazing trading and investment opportunities, whether you want to go long or short! They also look at Bitcoin, which made an all-time high today.

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Long term guru, Russ Allen joins Merlin to talk about how investors should be positioning themselves during this historic market rally. Russ and Merlin look at option strategies which allow investors to join the market rally, without actually buying anything! They walk listeners through a practical example of this using a popular ETF.

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After talking for a bit about how the typical trader progresses, Merlin takes several listener questions relating trading survival. Each question highlights some simple problem that traders face and can be easily overcome.

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Long time floor trader on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Bill Henner joins Merlin Rothfeld in studio to talk about some of his experiences. They begin by looking at the differences people face trading today vs. 20 years ago when floor traders used predominantly hand signals. Later, Bill offers his insights in the US Dollar and a listener request for stock analysis.

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Merlin welcomes back Larry Jacobson to talk about the new changes coming to the Online Trading Academy ProTrader class and how it’s going to impact the learning process. Later, Larry gets a big “Atta Boy” for an amazing trade he called out on Power Trading Radio last August, to which Larry offers 2 new great trade candidates!

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In a follow-up discussion, Merlin and Tillie look at how to participate in the current market rally without buying long in the equity markets. This involves using different financial instruments, and changing your market approach. They also look at the utilization of volume indicators to help find buying & selling zones.

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Many traders struggle to find the trading instrument that fits their needs. On this show, Merlin and Master trader Craig Weil, take a look at some of the key considerations when selecting stocks, futures, forex and more! They also address a listeners question about market timing, pullbacks and patience!

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Merlin welcomes trading expert, Roger Best to the shot to talk about preferences when sending orders to the market. Most platforms will have multiple ways to send orders, from Order bars, chart trading, Level 2 screens and much more. Merlin and roger talk about their preferred methods, and what traders should be on the lookout for.

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Merlin and John look at 3 powerful trends expected to move cities, economies, and demographics. To the trained investor, all 3 of these spell opportunity! The duo breaks them down and offers insights into how to benefit from these trends, and also how robotics play into the mix.

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