Investment Advisor Representative - Sitka Pacific Capital Management

Mike "Mish" Shedlock is a registered investment advisor representative for SitkaPacific Capital Management. Sitka Pacific is an asset management firm whose goal is strong performance and low volatility, regardless of market ... more

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Reverse Repos Surge To Record $756 Billion, Taking Back Over 6 Months Of QE
The Fed is continuing QE to the tune of $120 billion a month but just took back over six months of it. On Wednesday, the Fed announced it would continue its QE program to the tune of $120 billion a month even though banks are choking on the cash. 
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Hello Fed, How's Your QE Asset Taper Trial Balloon Doing?
Let's check in on the market's reaction to the idea that the Fed may "discuss", not do, asset purchase tapering and hike rates. The WSJ notes a selloff in the stock market after Bullard issued a rate hike trial balloon.
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Inflation Then Bubble Bust Deflation: A Video With Daniel Lacalle
Daniel Lacalle and I discuss Austrian economics, central bank policy, errors by the Fed and ECB, whether or not the inflation is transitory, bank lending, QE, and numerous other topics but not politics in a 1 hour video.
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The Fed And The Bank Of China Both Act To Punish Savers
Let's compare actions by the Bank of China to the Fed.
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Ring! Ring! Goes The Long Bond Bell, Are You Listening?
The long bond has a message and inflation isn't it.
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Watch Out! Flattening Of The Yield Curve Portends Economic Weakness
Portions of the yield curve flattened significantly, strengthening a move that was already in place.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AIG American International Group Inc
BAC Bank of America Corporation
C Citigroup Inc.
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp
FXE Euro Currency Trust
GE General Electric Company
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
SPY SPDR S&P 500
URI United Rentals Inc.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

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PERSONAL BLOG

Latest Posts
Trump Sues Georgia Sec Of State Over Leaked Phone Call
Trump pressured Georgia officials to "find votes", then sued Brad Raffensperger over the disclosure.
As Trump Endorsers Election Fraud, It's No Longer "Pretty Early"
A few days ago North Carolina was narrowly in Trump's column. But his election bounce is fading. North Carolina is now narrowly back in Biden's column.
Republicans Propose A Means Test Instead Of $600 Weekly Benefits
Despite what is being reported, benefits just expired; unless a deal is worked out this week and made retroactive, there will be missed checks. Politically speaking, the Republicans just stepped on a landmine.
Trump No Longer The Odds-On Favorite To Win In November
Until now, the one thing Trump supporters could and did repeat was their guy was ahead. That's no longer the case.
Escape Illinois: Get The Hell Out Now, We Are
Illinois is second to Alaska in net outbound migration. Many move out, but few move in.
Forced Distribution: Labour Proposes Workers To Get 10% Of Shares
In a radical plan, Labour proposes companies exceeding a headcount of 250 would be required to give shares to workers.
Federal Receipts Running Below Expectations: Treasury Seeks “Clean” Debt Ceiling Increase (Removed)
In yet another sign of a slowing economy, US federal receipts are running below expectations. As a result, the need to bump up the debt ceiling will come sooner than expected.
Ryan Foresees “Bloodbath” If No Obamacare Replacement; Cotton Says Ryan’s Bill Won’t Pass Senate
Senator Tom Cotton says House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Obamacare replacement bill will not pass the Senate. Meanwhile, on Face the Nation, House Speaker Paul Ryan said there would be a ‘Bloodbath’ if GOP Fails to Pass Healthcare Legislation.

Work Experience

Investment Advisor Representative
Sitka Pacific Capital Management
January 2006 - Present (15 years 8 months)
Sitka Pacific Capital Management is here to provide the absolute return investment plan you have been searching for to protect and grow your assets. Whether you are looking to take the next step beyond a traditional asset manager, for a way to invest that is both growth oriented and focused on risk management, or a managed exposure to a specific investment theme to complement your overall portfolio, we can help you achieve your goals.
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Mike Shedlock Inc.
January 1998 - Present (23 years 10 months)
In addition to having my own company I am an investment advisor rep for Sitka Pacific Capital Management

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BS
1971 / 1975
Civil Engineering

Publications

MishTalk
Mish Shedlock
Global Econonic Trend Analysis

My global economics blog which typically has commentary every day of the week.