Mark Mead Baillie

Articles by Mark Mead Baillie

As the culturally chaotic -- albeit not (yet?) financially frantic -- year races past, 41 trading weeks now complete, gold just recorded its seventh best, rising 2.1% (27 points) in settling yesterday (Friday) at 1306.
Am I surprised that from exactly one month ago (21 trading days) gold has dropped 100 points from its year-to-date high of 1362.4 (08 September), to yesterday's (Friday's) low of 1262.8 before settling out the week 1278.9? Yes. Am I...
'Tis a bit early to begin crooning the mid-20th century yuletide pop tune "It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas" --(Meredith Willson, '51); but a glance at the above track of gold year-to-date gives the impression that 2017 is...
Gold and silver both have reached down precisely to their respective areas of "price bunching" support: for the yellow metal that's 1300, price settling out the week yesterday (Friday) at 1300.5; for the white metal that's 17.00, the week'...
Brief as our missive is this week, so we deem same for gold's present pullback. Greetings from Squaw Valley, where six months ago we'd better than 22 feet of snow up at High Camp. Yet just as it has melted away, so has gold melted up,...
Given a world rife these days with natural disasters, from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, to Mexico's monstrous quake and the madman of the NorK, gold continues to roll higher, now having recorded "higher highs" in seven of the past eight...
For the fervent follower of gold, to say 'tis been "superb" year-to-date may seem at first blush an excessively exaggerative stretch, given the above panel's showing us that price is but one point above where 'twas at this time a year ago...
There was a moment in yesterday's (Friday's) trading session for gold wherein we said, "Oh no, here we again go, price losing control". Here 'tis below (left arrow) in the sudden spate of nervousness leading into Federal Reserve Chair...
Whether driven by NorKNoise, or just plain ole common sense, Gold further reinforced its recent firmness in all but tapping the year-to-date high (1298.8 on 06 June), reaching up to 1298.1 yesterday (Friday) before settling out the week at...
For the tenth time in the last four calendar years, gold again has settled out a week in the 1260s, in this case closing yesterday (Friday) at 1264. Not that betwixt and between price has been staid: since 24 January 2014 (gold then 1268...

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