Posts From Nicholas Marino

Nicholas Marino
Nicholas is a recent graduate of Fairfield University and current analyst at a boutique investment firm in Manhattan. He enjoys actively managing his own portfolio and writing market letters for friends and family. Nicholas’ interest in finance first peaked when he won The Stock Market Game™ in the 7th grade against hundreds of other students in his schools’ surrounding counties. During college Nick was an active member of Fairfield’s student-run investment fund. He came across the subject of Technical Analysis in 2013 and has been hooked since. He is currently a CMT Level II candidate. Nick approaches the market through a top-down lens keen on intermarket relationships and relative strength.
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Is Silver Price Confirming Gold Sentiment?

Earlier this week market participants were exposed to some after hour fireworks – North Korea had launched a missile over Japan. As expected, gold prices caught a bid and stock index futures pulled back. The following day there was sentiment among many social media participants that “the Gold bull market…

Chart Spotlight: Is Deutsche Bank’s Stock Bottoming?

Around this time last year, most European banks couldn’t get out of their own way, down day after day after day. This included names like Credit Suisse, Monte Dei Paschi and others I will not pretend I can pronounce. The one I want to focus on today is Deutsche Bank…

Are Investors Unaware of The Breakout In Irish Stocks?

Since 2007, Europe has been in a clear downtrend relative to the S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY). Back in March, we had a decisive breakout above the 2014 downtrend line. And while we are not out of the woods yet, this is a positive development for European markets and traders, in my…

Are Micro Cap Stocks Indicating A Risk-Off Market?

As the markets have pulled off their respective all-time highs, I believe there is something more important to be on watch for out there: the iShares Micro Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:IWC). While the S&P 500, Dow Industrial, NASDAQ, Mid Cap 400, Russell 2000 and 3000 are all well above 2015 highs, the Russell Micro…

Gold Futures & Miners Decline Again: What’s Next?

This week the Gold Miners (NYSEARCA:GDX) have been hit hard, and Gold (NYSEARCA:GLD) itself has seen some downside follow through. So what’s next for the yellow metal? Gold is in an interesting position. I see two possible scenarios: 1) The strength can continue upon a breakout above ~1,300 and ultimately…