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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What To Make Of The Huge Difference Between ISM And Markit?
Both ISM and Markit measure the state of the service economy. Once again there are wide differences between the measures.
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ADP And Markit Job Reports Are A Huge Warning Signal On The Recovery
ADP has been wildly wrong in its jobs forecast. Now Economists are wildly wrong about what ADP will estimate.
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Gold Soars To New High Above $2000 While Managed Money Sat It Out
Many hedge funds are stuck in a box hoping for a pullback to buy gold. Some have even bet against the rally.
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Second Fed President Calls For More Free Money
Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin issued a video call today for more free money. This is a second attempt by a Fed president to get Congress to extend $600 weekly unemployment checks.
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Consumers Use Free Money To Pay Down Debt
Credit-card debt in the U.S. and other advanced economies has fallen. Fewer people are late on their credit-card payments. Consumer demand for new borrowing—through credit cards, personal loans and even pawnshops—is down sharply.
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There Is No Bang For The PCE Buck
There is no economic benefit to inflation but there are winners and losers. The winners are those with first access to money, namely the banks and the already wealthy.
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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.

TWEETS

PERSONAL BLOG

Latest Posts
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.
Trump To Fill At Least Three Fed Positions: What Will The Trump Fed Look Like?
In the election run-up, Donald Trump both praised and criticized higher interest rates, multiple times each way. So what exactly does Trump want?
In Praise Of Tillerson, Trump’s Secretary Of State Pick
The Financial Times reports Tillerson Gets Rough Ride from Russia Hawks on the Hill. The rough ride was from Senator John McCain, Senator Marco Rubio, and Senator Lindsey Graham.

Work Experience

Investment Advisor Representative
Sitka Pacific Capital Management
January 2006 - Present (14 years 10 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 (22 years 11 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.