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

'Tis a Big "BUT" not subtle in our title's rebuttal. And our rationalized scuttlebutt? Across the week just past wherein Gold settled yesterday (Friday) at 1973, after being in a rut as low as 1908 (on Wednesday), two key near-term...
How are those lazy ole Dog Days of August workin' out for ya? Ahhh, August. Vacations in full swing, beer and high cholesterol goodies coursing through the body, substitute media anchors, subtle market movements... Uhhh, No. These days,...
"Shorting Gold is a bad idea." --[mmb, 2009-to-date] To be sure, that remains a favourite quip of ours over these many years of producing The Gold Update. Not that the Shorts didn't have their run from 06 September 2011's high of 1923.7...
Gold for the first time in history records a weekly close above 2000. 'Tis therefore fitting that we begin with this iconic passage (courtesy of Jonathon Cape, Gildrose Productions, and Ian Fleming Publications):
On the off chance that you missed yesterday's (Friday's) Prescient Commentary, here is its opening sentence: "Front month (Dec) Gold has topped 2000 for the 1st time ever, price at present 1993", Gold settling out the week at 1994, but not...
The price of Gold has returned to glory: yesterday (Friday 24 July 2020) at precisely 06:04 Pacific Daylight Time (13:04 GMT), Gold traded above 1900 for the first time since 06 September 2011, and moreover settled at a new All-Time...
Greetings from Rancho Santa Fe, where like Gold's path, the roads which rise from the ocean undulate with an upside bias toward a limitless sky. Undulate, indeed, as per the "Nothing Moves in a Straight Line Dept.", whilst fundamentally...
Gold's settling yesterday (Friday) at 1802 puts price within 100 points of the All-Time Closing High of 1900 as established back on 22 August 2011. As fervour builds to break that record, 'tis a good time toward maintaining perspective for...
Gold at long (unthinkably) last has taken The Northern Front (1750-1800), reaching the Big Round Number this past Tuesday (30 June) at precisely 07:52:16 Pacific Daylight Time, furthering the upward glide to as high as 1807 come Wednesday...
Fierce indeed and nearly with success, which we think ought swiftly be in the balance as Gold this past week traded to as high as 1796, leaving just four final points to finally taking The Northern Front (1750-1800), price settling out the...
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