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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

Recall prior to what now sadly is occurring, we were seeking (given Gold's "terrible technicals") a modest down run from January's closing Gold price of 1798 toward the 1754 area.
Query: Were we not having the "on again off again" RUS/UKR skirmish -- (the StateSide President having just tactfully stated the invasion "will" occur) -- where would Gold be priced today? To be sure, it settled both yesterday as well as...
Not to be taken lightly a wit what's going on with the Russia/Ukraine strain. For as the StateSide President sagaciously stated yesterday (Friday): "things could go crazy quickly" in urging U.S. citizens to vacate the premises. To which...
On the heel's of last week's piece "Gold's Technicals Look Terrible", such condition essentially remains the case, be it by various classically-accepted technical studies on any of Gold's daily, weekly or monthly measurings. (Again as...
"We begin this evening with Breaking News: the U.S. Money Supply has just crossed the $22 Trillion level, its pace these last two years increasing by $1 Trillion every four months, or some $8.6 Billion per day. {You should think about that...
Silver, baby! From its close of a week ago (22.99), the white metal has since traded as high as 24.76 -- that's +7.7% -- en route to settling yesterday (Friday) at 24.35 for a weekly gain of +5.9%.
Just in case you've forgotten (or weren't around yet), the mid-1970s were marred by stagflation, the cost of living in rampant rise whilst the economy suffered demise. Specific to the three-year run from 1973 (and its intolerable lines for...
How was that for a precious metals' Happy New Year? For 2022's opening five-day stint, Gold traded down as much as an annoying -2.7% and Silver an indecent -6.0%. And yet in commencing this 22nd year of the 21st century, we've had far...
Welcome to next year: 'tis here. And we got that which for we anticipated across Gold's final five trading days of 2021: an "Annual Finale Rally", successfully so for the now 18th time in the past 21 years.
With but five trading days remaining in 2021, Gold -- as we'll show -- traditionally is the gift that keeps on giving into year-end. But first, we've this: The last time 25 December arrived on a Saturday was 11 years ago in 2010:

Minting of gold in the U.S. stopped in 1933, during the Great Depression.

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