Merlin Rothfeld is probably best known as host of Power Trading Radio and instructor at Online Trading Academy. Merlin is also an active trader who has been involved with the financial markets since 1996. He has built financial curricula and created the first dedicated trading labs at a European University. Merlin's knowledge of trading strategies, ranging from long term investing to short term, high volume trading, offers students a well-diversified perspective of smarter trading and investing. As the host of Power Trading Radio, Merlin was instrumental in Online Trading Academy winning FXStreet.com's Forex Best award for Best Podcast/Video in 2014.