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

Gold lost 2½ points for the week. Boring? Hardly. And thereto, we give a most deserved tip of the cap to Captain Endicott, who a week ago advised us to return to our seats and buckle up as turbulence aboard Gold's flight was imminent.
Long time readers of The Gold Update have come to learn that our microphones are just about everywhere, even aboard Gold's ongoing flight at (what was) 1200. To wit: "Uhhh, ladies and gentlemen, this is Captain Endicott speaking: you may...
One might even substitute the word "flight" in the above title with "fight", for 1200 is proving more and more to have become a battle line in the sand for Gold. You may recall from three missives ago (28 March's "Gold Managing The Madness...
Astute market observers are likely aware that Mr. James Dimon (JPMorgan Chase's Chairman and President and Chief Executive Officer, like so many folks in this economy having to hold down three jobs), noted in his annual shareholders letter...
The "Big News" presently making the rounds is the "Big Drop" in StateSide payroll creation for the month of March, the number (126,000) being some 50% below that anticipated by expert economists coast-to-coast, et alia.
2015's March Madness has well-exceeded the thrilling bounds of a bunch of talented youngsters running to and fro tossing basketballs, an annual State-Side event that captivates millions of us to the extent that seemingly hours of sports...
And, save for the Dollar, so did "Everything." To wit, at last Sunday's Investors Roundtable, a colleague of ours queried as to whether or not we're in the "Golden Age" of the stock market. The notion is that unsupportable earnings don't...
Some years back in 1513 when Niccolò Machiavelli penned and first circulated his philosophy with respect to principalities, in controversially favouring truths over ideals (heaven forbid!), he queried as to "...whether it is better to be...
Look folks, who can make this stuff up? We've endured months of FinMedia doting upon so-called "dollar strength", which in true context begets a snicker. Oh but wait, for now 'tis great: "Dollar Exceptionalism Reinforced", they say; "The...
It just wasn't our February, was it? No. And to think: after all that end-of-January flag-waving to support the tradition of love's favouring Gold in the month of February, only to see their relationship again go off the boil -- indeed to...
The King James Bible mentions gold 417 times. Not once does it mention a paper currency.

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