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Stock Market Gains Without Stock Market Risk
Sound too good to be true? You can enjoy stock market gains with zero stock market risk to your capital, here is how it’s done.
Key Factors That Impact Expected Bond Yield
Investor knowledge begins with understanding the ways expected return, or yield, on bonds and bond funds are presented.
Emerging Markets, Credit Spreads, And Iron Condors
Emerging markets performance, different types of options plays including credit spreads (Bull Puts & Bear Calls), iron condors, and directional vs. non-directional trading.
Blockchain Voting Tech, Gemini Dollar, Commodity Futures
Today, we go over some fascinating developments in the cryptocurrency space. Then we take a dive into the Futures markets to explore commodities and discuss how drastically environmental events can effect the price of contracts.
Simple Is The Key To Trading
As a day trader, all you need to do each day is look at a chart, apply the Supply/Demand strategy and focus on where institutions are buying and selling that day, and execute. The hard part is to focus only on that.
The Future Of Crypto, Big Money Movements, And Rule Based Trading
Here we take a look at the future of Cryptocurrencies, their use cases and longevity. Then, we discuss how the investing public is taught to look at finances, ways to capitalize on professional money manager's movements, and using rule based systems.


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Latest Posts
Debt Tension & Preparing For A Market Crash
A look into the tension that Turkey is causing on the global economy, reasons to protect yourself even if you are bullish, and upcoming opportunities on oil plays.
When To Use Moving Averages, The Cape Ratio,
Some thoughts on the death cross, golden cross, and when to use daily moving averages. The Cape Ratio and what it can tell you. Finally, some topics related to the Federal Reserve.
Trading Maturity
Here we take a look at what it takes to be a successful trader in any asset class, how much to start trading with on a low budget, and how to make a market crash an opportunity instead of a fear.
The Trifecta With Greg Hadley, Don Dawson & Merlin Rothfeld
Merlin kicks things off with a trade on Qualcomm based off of a major media manipulator. Greg looks at using different asset classes to capitalize on high probability trade setup. Later, Don Dawson joins Merlin to talk about a variety of commodities.
Market Commentary, Bond Strategies, And Price Analysis
For the first time, investors and traders across the nation will be able to get live perspective on the market from experienced professional traders. In addition to stocks, topics will include bonds, chart analysis and wealth management.
The Global Financial System
Today’s show focuses on the size of the financial markets. John and Merlin take a look at how each category functions and the impacts they impact the markets. They also add in the potential for the newcomer, cryptocurrency, to the global marketplace.
Listener Q&A (Interest Rates, Bitcoin, Market Scammers And More)
With an active social media group online today, Merlin is faced with a ton of great questions. Topics range from interest rates to market scammers, Bitcoin to internet stocks.
Understanding The Debt Ceiling
It is the responsibility of our Treasury Department to meet the government’s financial obligations. As most are aware, our current tax revenue does not cover those debts. In fact, since 1964 the US government has operated at a deficit.

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