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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

Yes, Gold's key weekly parabolic trend as anticipated has flipped to Short, but with underlying support for a safe haven port. We'll get to that, but we're really compelled to begin with this:
Wave the Gold Flag as vigorously as we might, that ol' phrase "the market is never wrong" remains Gold's plight, (arguably with scheming manipulators a-sleight). And with Gold now in stall, price looks further to fall, (which if you've...
As we on occasion do, let's start with stocks, their prices having gone gaga. And with respect to the S&P 500, the following may be deemed obscene; thus parental discretion is advised as we go to a favoured graphic, courtesy of the "...
"Immovable" indeed is our Gold: having closed one week ago at (precisely) 1927.7, price settled yesterday (Friday) at 1927.6 ... the 10¢ loss of benefit only to the dastardly Short whose wealth (at $100/point/contract) thus increased by...
We start with this past week's highlight (or better stated "lowlight"): on Wednesday, our Economic Barometer tied for its worst one-day plunge in the 25 years we've been maintaining it. Here 'tis, and as we wrote that day to our Investors...
We start with this reprise from our missive dated 12 November, (Gold then 1774): "...as to duration and 'how far up is up' ... (drumroll please) ... 1923."
...So does Gold not necessarily go. Through these first four trading days for the 21st Century's 23rd year, Gold's net change is +2.2%. Here's how that (below in bold) compares century-to-date for each year's first four trading days and...
Well, well, well. In a year during which Gold at large was hyped to the moon, it actually finished 2022 essentially "unch" (front-month COMEX points basis) in settling yesterday (Friday) at 1830.1 ... whereas one year ago Gold settled 2021...
Long-time readers of The Gold Update know that we don't overly dwell on that produced by our very respected great and good fellow precious metals' colleagues for but one reason: we simply desire our attention span (such as 'tis or 'tisn't...
Six weeks have passed since Gold's weekly parabolic trend flipped from Short to Long (at 1745 on 10 November). And based on the prior ten Long trend follow-through by points, we've herein been remindful throughout that 1900 is possible on...

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