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Nvidia, Marijuana Stocks And Risk Management
In this video we discuss topics ranging from a deep analysis of Nvidia and trade setups to the booming Marijuana stock sector as well as risk management to core strategy.
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How Money Is Really Made In Markets
Profitable trading and investing comes down to two groups, those who know what they are doing (banks and financial institutions) and those who don’t (average traders and investors).
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Discipline, Risk Management, And Options Plays
Why you should use a stop loss to protect yourself, getting rid of the stocks that are losing you money; and, some options plays on popular stocks.
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The New Rash Of Investor Rip-Offs… And How To Avoid Them
To help investors spot red flags and discern worthwhile opportunities from scams, Ponzi schemes, and investor rip-offs, here are five relatively new types of investments, and the threats against which potential investors must now contend.
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Understanding TIPS: The Compelling Case For Rising Interest Rates And How To Benefit From Them
As we head further into 2018, the case for rising interest rates is compelling, and it really is all about supply and demand.
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Municipal Bonds For The Retail Investor
There are over 50,000 different issuers of municipal bonds, resulting in over 1 million different issues outstanding in the U.S. In fact, as of 2017, the total value of all municipal bonds was almost $4 trillion.
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AAPL Apple Inc.
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
BITCOMP Bitcoin
CLF Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (fmrly Cliffs Natural Resources)
FB Facebook Inc
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
NFLX Netflix Inc.
SC Santander Consumer Holdings USA Inc.

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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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