Mr. Marchese is the Senior Equity and Economic Analyst for Stone Investment Group. He has spent time as a financial analyst for investment bank Morgan Stanley and Portfolio Strategist for Vishni Capital, a resource based fund. For the last five years he has worked for Stone Investment. He collaborated with David Morgan to co-author The Silver Manifesto. He has written hundreds of articles in various financial journals and has been interviewed countless times for his views on the economy, precious metals and other commodities. His formal educational background is B.A. in Finance from Santa Clara University, his M.S. in accounting (IFRS) from Bond University, Certificate in Advanced Accounting Proficiency from the Leavey school of business at Santa Clara University (GAAP) and a non-government accredited economics degree from Mises University.