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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 and silver both have reached down precisely to their respective areas of "price bunching" support: for the yellow metal that's 1300, price settling out the week yesterday (Friday) at 1300.5; for the white metal that's 17.00, the week'...
Brief as our missive is this week, so we deem same for gold's present pullback. Greetings from Squaw Valley, where six months ago we'd better than 22 feet of snow up at High Camp. Yet just as it has melted away, so has gold melted up,...
Given a world rife these days with natural disasters, from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, to Mexico's monstrous quake and the madman of the NorK, gold continues to roll higher, now having recorded "higher highs" in seven of the past eight...
For the fervent follower of gold, to say 'tis been "superb" year-to-date may seem at first blush an excessively exaggerative stretch, given the above panel's showing us that price is but one point above where 'twas at this time a year ago...
There was a moment in yesterday's (Friday's) trading session for gold wherein we said, "Oh no, here we again go, price losing control". Here 'tis below (left arrow) in the sudden spate of nervousness leading into Federal Reserve Chair...
Whether driven by NorKNoise, or just plain ole common sense, Gold further reinforced its recent firmness in all but tapping the year-to-date high (1298.8 on 06 June), reaching up to 1298.1 yesterday (Friday) before settling out the week at...
For the tenth time in the last four calendar years, gold again has settled out a week in the 1260s, in this case closing yesterday (Friday) at 1264. Not that betwixt and between price has been staid: since 24 January 2014 (gold then 1268...
Kudos to our good colleague and bon vivant Squire who a week ago, with respect to our annoyance over gold's returning up only to get stuck yet again in its 1240-1280 box, quintessentially queried: "...what if price just keeps powering up...
For those of you fond of the fortnight, gold just finished its fourteenth of the year, with its third-best bi-weekly gain (+3.6%) of 2017; and this most recent week's gain (+2.2%) ranks fourth of the 28 year-to-date, price settling...
Welcome to the 400th consecutive Saturday penning of The Gold Update, double the number we'd intended to write until you cherished readers reversed our intent for "Gold 2000 or 200 missives, whichever comes first" to "second."

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