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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

Did you know -- and if you truly follow the price of Gold you knauseatingly know -- that the 12-point price range (rounded to the nearest whole point) of 1836-1848 has traded within each of the past seven consecutive weeks? A mere glance...
And specific to the Fed we begin by quoting the title of the 1966 Bob Hope film "Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!" For firmly put forth herein a week ago was that the Federal Open Market Committee would vote to raise their Bank's Funds rate...
That title ain't sayin' that much: but 'tis better than returning to the 1700s. And 'tis based on a technical quirk at which you might smirk, but with Gold having so far survived its underlying support zone (1854-1779) here goes:
Its price more wandering than trending, Gold nonetheless just sported a three-week high (1879) under the umbrella of the otherwise declining parabolic Short trend, as we begin with the weekly bars from one year ago-to-date:
As we did a week ago -- since they're still all the rage -- let's start with stocks, "up first on our schtage", [thank you, Ed Sullivan].
Because "all" are talking about them, we're starting with stocks, beginning with this from the "It's Not About Us Dept."
Since this week ending one year ago (on 14 May 2021), we've had: a +9.2% debasive increase to the StateSide "M2" money supply from $20.42 trillion to $22.29 trillion, driven largely over COVID liquidity accommodations, the proceeds thereto...
With reference back to our 02 April missive entitled "Gold Seeks Support as its Trend Flips Short", price this past Monday and Tuesday finally tested the uppermost area of said 1854-1779 critical support zone; Gold then bounced a bit in...
Yes, Gold's price continues its lower grind, (the current Short trend in mind), but 'tis the Fed that's in a REAL bind. StateSide annualized REAL Gross Domestic Product (GDP less Chain Deflator) just shrunk for the third successive quarter...
First Gold: A mere seven days ago we were singing Gold's praises as its price for two consecutive weeks moved higher in bold defiance of the otherwise Short weekly parabolic trend. "Like salmon spawning upstream" we wrote; that was Gold's...

Gold weighs 19.3 times as much as an equal volume of water.

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