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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Fear Of COVID Keeps The Unemployment Rate Artificially Low
Around 4 million adults aren’t looking for jobs, not because they’re scarce but because of worries about catching the coronavirus.
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To Live Longer, Healthier, And Happier Be More Like A Tortoise
Every year that you’re alive, your risk of dying increases by 10%. This starts out innocuously enough: In your 30s, your odds of death in any given year are less than one in 1,000. But compounding 10% per annum starts to add up frighteningly quickly.
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The Middle Class Shrinks Globally For The First Time In Nearly Three Decades
An estimated 150 million people slipped down the economic ladder in 2020, the first pullback in almost three decades.
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Expect Inflation To Accelerate? Here's 8 Reasons To Expect Decelerating Inflation
Inflation is a lagging indicator, as classified by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The low in inflation occurred after all of the past four recessions, with an average lag of almost fifteen quarters from the end of the recessions.
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Largest Increase In Margin Debt Since 2007 Fuels Stock Market
Margin debt is on the fastest rise since 2007 and before that, 1999, right before the dotcom bubble burst.
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Yellen's Seeks A Global Minimum Tax To Support Biden's Massive Spending Plans
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has her eyes on your pocketbook and the pocketbook of corporations too.
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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 6 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 8 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.