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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

As we glide through these (one might say "hardly") "...lazy hazy crazy days of summer..." --(Nat King Cole, 1963), indeed now just a week ahead of those dog days of August, ours is titled as a dual-subject missive this time 'round. As...
In last week's missive, (Gold then at $1,345), we modestly raised our high target for this year to the vaunted level dubbed as "Base Camp 1377". Now with Gold having settled yesterday (Friday) at $1,367, what was Gold's high trade this...
The more wobbly becomes the world, the more warranted becomes the ownership of Precious Metals. Dare we say: "Stop the World – I Want to Get Off" --(Bricusse/Newley, '61)...whilst taking along both Gold and Silver. Indeed Sister Silver,...
Gold gained 1% for the week. The stock market wiped out its gains for the year. Funny how freedom confronts the artificiality of financial markets' levels, gold being at half its currency debasement value and the S&P500 at double its...
Gold settled out the week on Friday at 1302. The last time gold closed above 1300 to finish a week was for that ending 15 August 2014: 1300 then felt terrible, today it feels terrific, even if but half what it "ought be" by the above...
You know what's really scary? When everything stops working. No, not when the world on balance grinds to a halt; rather when tried and true analytical signals become less reliable across our major markets mix to which we oft refer as BEGOS...
In settling out the week yesterday (Friday) at 1247, gold reminded us of how swiftly it can move by soaring 22 points over a seven-minute stretch -- from 1216 at 05:30 Pacific Time to 1238 at 05:37 -- following the Bureau of Labor...
As oft occurs in the South of France, Gold has taken on a bit of springtime French fever, i.e., 'tis gone on strike. This time of year up and down the Riviera, from the tennis matches in Monte-Carlo and Nice, to the film festival in Cannes...
During the years 2012 through 2015, the Gold Forces were essentially on wholesale retreat from much higher zones such as "The Northern Front" (1750-1800) and "on maneuvers..." (1579-1750), prior to falling through "The Floor" (1579-1466),...
Greetings from the Land of the Bayou, where a mid-May stroll along the banks of the slowly flowin' Big Muddy here in Louisiana's capital is a walk through nature's own steam bath: 'tis easy on the joints and great for gettin' the suitcase...

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