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


Everything Is Awesome!
The market is pricing in a lot of “Everything is Awesome”. Reader Jason Leach, CFA, asks “Is all this awesomeness, real or fantasy? Has it been pulled forward?”
Day One Action: Trump Suspends FHA Premium Reduction; Move Makes Perfect Sense
Trump’s action makes perfect sense. FHA loans are “government guaranteed”. That of course means taxpayers are on the hook for defaults.
How Long Will German Businesses Put Up With Merkel’s Cherry-Picking Stance?
At every juncture, EU officials thought, and behaved, as if the UK was bluffing. The big irony is Merkel and the EU are bluffing, not the UK. How long will German businesses put up with Merkel before her anti-cherry picking charade blows sky high?
Multi-Family Housing Starts Jump 57%, Single-Family Starts Decline 4%: What’s Going On?
For the fourth consecutive month, housing starts provided a wild ride. For December, starts rose 11.3%, but that was thanks to a 57% jump in multi-family.
Industrial Production Jumps Due To Weather: Good News Stops There
It commonplace to blame the weather for sub-par economic performance, but it’s rare to see reports give weather its due when things look good. Industrial production in December rose a sharp 0.8% compared to an Econoday consensus of 0.6%.
Untangling Trump's Incompatible Goals On US Dollar, Tariffs, China, Tax Plan
Donald Trump described the dollar as ‘too strong’ and the yuan as too low. He also went after House Speaker Paul Ryan’s tax plan as “too complicated”.


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
URI United Rentals Inc.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.



Latest Posts
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'
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Work Experience

Investment Advisor Representative
Sitka Pacific Capital Management
January 2006 - Present (11 years 2 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.
Mike Shedlock Inc.
January 1998 - Present (19 years 4 months)
In addition to having my own company I am an investment advisor rep for Sitka Pacific Capital Management


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1971 / 1975
Civil Engineering


Mish Shedlock
Global Econonic Trend Analysis

My global economics blog which typically has commentary every day of the week.