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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Existing Home Sales Down Again: -1.2% Month Over Month, -8.5% Year-Over-Year
Economists expected a small bounce in existing home sales. Once again, economists expectations weren't met.
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Yield Curve Inverted Out To Seven Years
The yield on the 6-month bill this morning is 2.507% down 0.16. The 5-year, 3-year, and 2-year treasuries are all inverted with the 6-month bill. The recession music band keep playing.
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Nice Action In Gold
On a daily basis, gold held the $1280 to $1310 level then jumped higher today by $22.70 to $1344 for no apparent reason. Regardless, the move was long overdue due to increasing deficits and other related issues.
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EU Pokes Trump Again, This Time Over Huawei's 5G Technology
President Trump demanded the UK not use 5G technology from Huawei, over security concerns. But in Yet Another Rebuke to the U.S. both Germany and the UK have other ideas.
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Redbook Retail Index Confirms Commerce Department December Retail Collapse
There is no reason to believe the US will be immune to a global slowdown. People thought that China would decouple in 2008. It didn't. The US won't either.
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With 2 Hours To Spare, 25% Auto Tariff Report Heads To Trump's Desk
The Commerce Department sent its tariff report to Trump's desk. It did not disclose the recommendation.
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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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Latest Posts
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 (13 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 (21 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.