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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Trump's New NAFTA Is A Proven Failure Already
Trump hailed new NAFTA as an American job generator but it hasn't and won't create jobs.
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All In, All Out, Why Not?
A Chinese quant-trading firm made 108% this year by selling every stock bought the previous day. As long as the Fed is willing to promote gambling, guess what? People will gamble.
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Trump Extends Payroll Protection Program Another Five Weeks
Four days ago the Senate agreed to extend the PPP program. Today, President Trump signed the bill, giving businesses five more weeks of payroll protection.
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Unemployment Is Much Worse Than It Looks
The unemployment rate fell 2.2 percentage points to 11.1% but claims data and the reference week raise significant questions.
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Jobs Rebound By 4.8 Million But Huge Headwinds Remain
Nonfarm payrolls expanded by a record 4.8 million but that leaves another 15 million to go.
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The Fed Promotes A Quickening That Takes Many Years
In the minutes of the June 9-10 FOMC meeting, the Fed discussed racism, COVID, Forward Guidance, Asset Purchases, and Yield Curve Caps.
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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
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.
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.

Work Experience

Investment Advisor Representative
Sitka Pacific Capital Management
January 2006 - Present (14 years 9 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 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.