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Mark Mead Baillie

Mark Mead Baillie

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Mr. Baillie began an extensive career in banking and financial services ranging from the Banque Nationale de Paris in retail banking services to Barclays Bank as a corporate research analyst to a former position as a corporate lender for Societe Generale.

For the last 20 years he has expanded his financial expertise by creating his own financial services company involving various private partnerships. The markets upon which he specifically focuses are the Bond, the Euro/Swiss Franc, Gold/Silver/Copper, Oil and the S&P 500. Mr. Baillie is recognized within the investing and trading community for demonstrating creative technical skills that surpass industry standards toward making highly informed market assessments. His work is featured in Merrill Lynch Wealth Management client tele-presentations, as well as at and on occasion at

Mr. Baillie holds a Bachelors Degree in Business from the University of Southern California and a Masters Degree in Finance from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, where he currently resides.

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Gold - where has all the volume gone?

(Kitco commentary) - As penned in last week's piece: "...Now we hesitate to say -- in near-term context only -- that 'tis 'Game Over' in just a wee sense for Gold..."

Gold Comatose Whilst Stocks Overdose

(Kitco commentary) - In a sense in sequel to that which we penned a week ago ("Gold Sits On Its Box Whilst The Herd Chase Stocks"), Gold remains lifeless as another week passes, although the balance of the herd finally is paying the price for overdosing on their stocks vice.

Put Gold in Your Bag, Man, but Let Silver Sag, Says Sachs

(Kitco commentary) - Do you remember "When E. F. Hutton talks, people listen"? Decades later, today we might say: "When Goldman opines, it goes online" ... or something like that.

"Gold Buyer Beware, or Buy Do We Dare?"

1231, 1211, 1190. Those are the three Gold levels we offered a week ago as to how low price may go in its present down-flow.

Gold Gets Trumped Up

The near-term weakening for which we were seeking in Gold never materialized a wit throughout the four-day trading week

Now Come the Tests for Gold and Silver

Gold and Silver have taken their seats inside the ivy-covered brick building, Professor Marché distributing to them "blue books" and No. 2 yellow wooden pencils with their wee red rubber-tip erasers. Then disinterestingly lighting his pipe, he utters the word "Begin".

Gold Stands Aside for Silver's Up-Ride

Gold settled out the week yesterday (Friday) at 1233.7.

Gold is Robustly Leading the Year; the S&P is that We Ought Fear

With but one trading day left in February, we're nonetheless styling this week's Gold Update as our typical month-end edition: it thus features the year-to-date BEGOS Markets Standings, year-over-year comparisons of Gold vs. selected key equities brethren, and our layered Gold Structure chart, amongst others of the favoured cast of characters.

Gold's Bid is the Real Deal

Gold's Swift Ascent Already Closing In On 1200