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

Be it from the Golden sun of the Côte d'Azur to now the southwest corner of the Golden State, all that glitters is everything -- except Gold. Fed-Speak and Tariff-Talk both served to give Gold a Fatal Friday Finale in finishing the week...
'Tis only perfectly apropos on the heels of last week's missive entitled "All Quiet on the Golden Front" that we acknowledge therein having completely overlooked the inclusion of our usual end-of-month chart featurning the "year ago-to-...
For all things Trump-affective going on out there, from Trump Tariffs, Trump Kim, Trump Putin, Trump Thumbs Up with the Wall, Trump Thumbs Down with Taxes, to all things otherwise-affective across the geopolitical and economic spectrum --...
Clearly our theme month-to-date has been how poorly gold has proven itself to be over many a May past, price having not sported for any of them a net gain of even just 1% since 2010: Gold's average net change for the past seven Mays is a...
Well there 'tis, clear as day, for it must be the month of May: as glaringly depicted above in "Gold by the Week", price has now not only printed a new low for the year, but has also returned sub-1300 into Neverland, (aka "The Whiny 1290s...
Oh my, oh May, oh me. "What's happenin', baby?" With respect to Gold? "Nuthin'!" To be sure, there've been some good earnings pops amongst the miners, but specific to the price of the yellow metal itself, the month of May thus far has been...
Rhetorical questions, by rationale, are rooted in truth. We all know some of the classics: "Does a bear relieve itself in the woods?" "Do politicians do different from that which they promise?" "Is the stock market going to crash?" "Are...
Not exactly the most cheery way to transit toward the month of May. For as we look above at Gold's comparative weekly tracks -- 2018 in gold, 2017 in White and 2016 in Grey -- the past years' like weeks have brought dismay into May. Not...
As we put fingers to keys here in pre-dawn San Francisco, 'tis but some 10 hours since the US/UK/France surgically precise strike on chemical facilities in Syria. To what extent there is a Russia et alia response remains in the balance....
As depicted above in the Scoreboard through these first 14 weeks of 2018, gold's weekly closes have been tightly arrayed between 1314 and 1349. That's all: a range of 35 points, (or +2.7% from low-to-high). Thus price sits tight despite so...
Palladium, platinum and silver are the most common substitutes for gold that closely retain its desired properties.

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