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Small Economy Vs. Big Economy Charts
Just like in the stock and futures markets, there are always things that seem to lead the way of the larger markets. In Forex, oftentimes a smaller currency pair will lead the direction of a larger pair.
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Charting And The Trading Environment
The three main factors one must focus on as a trader are risk, reward, and probability.
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Is A Roth IRA Right For You?
Many Americans’ Golden Years are not quite golden. The average American between 55 and 64 have accrued retirement savings that would translate into only a $310 monthly payment if your money were invested in a lifetime annuity.
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Puts For Protection – Update
I’ve done a series articles in which I described the use of put options as a protection against losses on holdings of stocks or exchange-traded funds. Today, we’ll do an updatae to show that the option trading strategy worked as planned.
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The Best Day Trading Strategies For Beginner Traders
The fast pace of moving investment positions within a single trading day leads to the misguided sense that day trading is riskier or more volatile than other types of trading. Let's put these theories to the test with an overview of day trading.
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10 Day Trading Secrets For Beginners
Day trading (or short-term trading) is one of the most misunderstood trading techniques. Here is an overview of day trading and some helpful short-term trading strategies for beginners.
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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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