Mark Mead Baillie

Market Analyst & Author

Mark Mead Baillie

Mark Mead Baillie has had an extensive business career beginning in banking and financial services for two years with Banque Nationale de Paris to corporate research for three years at Barclays Bank and then for six years as an analyst and corporate lender with Société Générale.
 
For the last 22 years he has expanded his financial expertise by creating his own financial services company, de Meadville International, which comprehensively follows his BEGOS complex of markets (Bond/Euro/Gold/Oil/S&P) and the trading of the futures therein. He is recognized within the financial community of demonstrating creative technical skills that surpass industry standards toward making highly informed market assessments and his work is featured in Merrill Lynch Wealth Management client presentations.  He has adapted such skills into becoming the popular author each week of the prolific “The Gold Update” and is known in the financial website community as “mmb” and “deMeadville”.
 
Mr. Baillie holds a BS in Business from the University of Southern California and an MBA in Finance from Golden Gate University.

Mark Mead Baillie Articles

The ebbing tide which lowers all boats as the great Black Swan paddles past -- displacing to the downside just about everything but the Dollar -- is doing the damage quite similarly to what we witnessed back in the 2008/2009 credit demise...
To reason why, be it "theirs" by traditional Tennyson, or "ours" by contemporary culture, is oft a subjective exercise in futility, fatality for those in "The Charge of the Light Brigade", frustratingly for those in the discharge the Gold...
There's something about the Gold price of 1691. Oh to be sure, 'tis 16 points above our forecast high for this year of 1675, a level which according to the "Coronavirus? Who Knew? Dept." may in hindsight appear -- as we suggested back on...
The year's targeted forecast price for Gold of 1675 was reached this past Monday, 24 February; (as, with a wee bit of overshoot, was 1691). Then Gold's safe-haven status was breached, even in the face of the coronavirus' harrowing screech...
Indeed there 'tis in the Gold Scoreboard: "Gold Forecast High for 2020: 1675". With actual price having settled out the week yesterday (Friday) at 1646, the high en route was 1652, just 23 li'l ole points away from 1675. And 'tis only...
'Tis said "the market is never wrong", that instantaneously "priced-in" is everything known ... and beyond! Markets characterized as such tend to be actively liquid as is the case for Gold, the futures of which traded this past week at an...
The price of Gold has been fairly firm these recent weeks, and rightly so given global goings-on. So it seems rather out-of-sorts to cite that Gold just put in its worst week of the last 13 (stretching all the back to that ending 08...
So how did January work out for ya? In a mere month the killer coronavirus has taken (at this writing) over 300 lives with sadly more in the offing given reports of some 14,000 folks being infected ... the global negative economic effect...
A mere week has passed since we penned "Gold Looking Lower Near-Term" such that we instead find its price +0.9% higher in settling yesterday at 1571, Friday's low-to-high run alone being +1.3%. That stated, must we nix our near-term notion...
To date in 2020, Gold has been up as much as 6.1% (to 1613) from last year's close (of 1520), the brief spike coming on "nuthin' but GEOPEEE, baby!", such universally-now-known "sell the news" axiom in turn finding Gold now up only 2.5%...
Due primarily to the California Gold Rush, San Francisco’s population exploded from 1,000 to 100,000 in only two years.

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