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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Japan Isn't Headed For Recession, It's In Recession
The Japanese economy shrank at 6.3% annualized in the fourth quarter. Forget talk of recession, it's already underway.
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Chinese Banks Quarantine Cash, Japan And France Have Coronavirus Deaths
This is a coronavirus update for February 15, 2020. In an attempt to show he was on top of things, Chinese president Xi claims to have been fighting virus earlier than previously reported.
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It's Not A Good Time To Start A Business
The Bloomberg Startup Barometer, a measure of business environment health, is in a steep plunge. The Bloomberg Startups Index is down 25.45% from a year ago, but it's down a massive 46.0% in just under 7 months.
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Weak Industrial Production Numbers Confirm Manufacturing Recession
Industrial Production fell 0.3% as expected, but revisions subtract another 0.1%.
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BLS Reports Tame Inflation As Medical Costs Soar Out Of Sight
Once again the BLS tells us inflation is under control. Once again, close inspection suggests something else.
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Steepest 2-Month Plunge In Job Openings Ever
From Jan to Dec 2019, job openings declined by 1.2 million. 938,000 were in the last two months.
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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
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.
Mexico Hikes Gas 20 Percent: Mass Protests Ensue, One Dead, 600 Arrested, In Widespread Looting
Last weekend the Mexican government hiked gasoline prices 20%. Today, all hell broke loose.
NSA Spied On Israeli Prime Minister During US-Iran Nuclear Negotiations
In an unexpected confirmation of what every thinking person realized upfront, the Guardian reports US 'spied on Binyamin Netanyahu during Iran nuclear deal talks'

Work Experience

Investment Advisor Representative
Sitka Pacific Capital Management
January 2006 - Present (14 years 4 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.
President
Mike Shedlock Inc.
January 1998 - Present (22 years 5 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.