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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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Stocks further fizzle but gold lacks sizzle

(Kitco commentary) - Because "all" are talking about them, we're starting with stocks, beginning with this from the "It's Not About Us Dept."

Gold's swoon is a bargoon

(Kitco commentary) - 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

Gold's lower grind and the Fed's real bind

(Kitco commentary) - 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

Gold still can't see its way clear, but the S&P high looks in place for the year

(Kitco commentary) - 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 gleam.

Gold's upstream gleam

(Kitco commentary) - Gold's settling out the abbreviated trading week this past Thursday at 1977 was the yellow metal's second-highest year-to-date weekly close, bettered only by that ending 11 March at 1992.

Gold takes a snooze as volume cools

(Kitco commentary) - Obviously the gold line is Gold, the anticipated geo-political spike 'n fade starkly giving it away.

Gold up, volatility down

(Kitco commentary) - Gold having completed its usual geo-political spike and fade finds its trade now more regularly played.

Gold's spike and fade has played

(Kitco commentary) - Near-term negatives notwithstanding, 'tis fair to finally say that Gold's geo-political spike and anticipated fade have played.

Gold does the bop 'n drop

(Kitco commentary) - Barring your having been cave-bound in recent weeks, you well know our guardedness about Gold's recent geo-politically-driven rise as to its being suspect to demise given such historical wont.

Gold gaining awareness? or just further geo-political bid? or both?

(Kitco commentary) - We're wrong to this point as regards the price of Gold fading after spiking on RUS' invasion of UKR. Which starkly tells us how serious this incursion is versus that from eight years back in 2014.