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

Our subject is Gold, but briefly let's start with stocks as they're breaking the mold. The S&P 500 marginally broke its all-time closing high yesterday (Friday) in settling at 2874.69: that is 1.82 points higher than the previous such...
So much for the "immovable object", eh? Oh, the yellow metal finally got off its butt alright: but without noticing that a dastardly team of Shorts had snuck in this past week and tied together gold's shoelaces such that it fell flat on...
Summer's doldrums, August's dog days, call 'em what you want: the world's gone nuts and Gold's gone to sleep for the one billionth time instead of responding to any one thing in any one direction. Price settled yesterday (Friday) at 1219;...
"Oh woe is gold! The Fed shall further raise its rate! Oh woe is Gold! The Dollar is looking all so great!" We interrupt this conventional "wisdom" with the following friendly reminder:
A week ago from the high mountains of Squaw Valley we nixed our forecast for gold to reach 1434 this year. 'Tis clearly evident not just by all the substantive overhead resistors -- notably The Box (1240-1280), The Whiny 1290s, and The...
High-country greetings from Squaw Valley at 6,200 feet -- but without an Olympic Gold medal, the metal for which we must extend low-price greetings at $1,232/oz. 'Tis the level at which Gold settled yesterday (Friday) in officially closing...
If Elvis truly has left the building, can someone please go out and get him? For if he can croon his tune that "It's now or never ... Tomorrow will be too late"for Gold to recover in two-oh-one-eight, buyers might be inspired. Indeed at...
In a week fraught with TradeTalk, TariffTiffs, better EconData, worse EconData, and an exchange halt StateSide for Independence Day, trading volume thinned across the BEGOS Markets (Bond Euro Gold Oil S&P) with one exception: Gold! Its...
Precious metal AGold has precious little support left to save its year. Having settled the week yesterday (Friday) at 1254, price traded down through most of The Box (1280-1240), reaching as low as 1247.
From the "Just Mail It In Dept." the following thought (not for the first time) did cross our mind: take the piece penned this past 11 November, change its date to today and post it. After all, 'twas aptly titled "Again We Find Gold Again...
A medical study in France during the early twentieth century suggests that gold is an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.

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