Mark Mead Baillie

Articles by Mark Mead Baillie

Such a high hurdle indeed: Base Camp 1377. For as we stated a week ago, each time gold as if a magnet pulls in the prices of the 1360s, 'tis is repelled by the pushing forces emanating down from the opposing iconic magnet at 1377,...
Such a fun month is February! One strives to regain liquidity following December's holidays and January's quarterly tax payments. And who doesn't love Valentine's Day? Financially, February is not a month over which there is much fuss. For...
Throughout this millennium, the rare instance of the Gold/Silver ratio topping 80x has always bode well for the white metal. We'll show you. But first, this short (pun!), swift statement on the stock market: at last Sunday's Investors...
'Twas the young year's landmark week, the Dollar's knees going weak: Gold's Key Pop: Last year's high of 1362? Gone, price trading up to 1365 in the 06:00 GMT hour on Thursday. For the run toward our "conservative" forecast high in 2018 of...
The next person that says "The Dow [aka that Index at which our parents look] went up 1000 points in seven days!" is going to get (to quote Catherine Deneuve from "The April Fools", 1969) "a sock in the eye!"
"You are listening to WGGW: When Gold Goes Well" ... To state that gold is going well when 'tis trading at half the market value it ought be is a bit of a stretch. In fact, as "bulled up" as gold aficionados appear to be through these...
A new year and a new look for the above Gold Scoreboard, incorporating both our conservative and aggressive forecast highs for 2018. Also at right, we've added that which we've oft referred to as "gold's most important graphic": the...
Conservative Gold High Target for 2018: $1434. Flashback to Stateside Tax Day, 15 April 2013. Do you remember what really got "taxed" that day? Gold: high-to-low it fell 160 points from 1495 to 1335, the largest single-day points thrashing...
Whilst December finds Santa scurrying 'round the world with his toys sack, this month in recent years has found Gold at best a sad sack. Save for a bare monthly gain in 2014, the past seven years for Gold have decidedly sported December...
We were privileged to kick off the month of December yesterday (Friday) by taking coffee late in the trading session over at "the club" (oh yes) with a great and good friend of The Gold Update. In sharing the screen over which we'd been...

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The periodic symbol for gold is AU which come from the Latin for gold aurum.