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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"Beige Book" Drivel: Fed Reports Modest To Moderate Expansion
The Fed's "Beige Book" is a compilation of economic activity by each of twelve Federal Reserve districts.
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Industrial Production Jumps On Utilities (Cold Weather) And Mining
Industrial production rose a seemingly solid 0.9 percent in December until one looks at the details.
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NY Fed Study Shows Household Spending Projections Continue To Slide
The New York Fed Center for Microeconomic Data released its Survey of Consumer Expectations for December 2017. The consumer survey is a one-year look ahead study of consumer expectations about inflation, home prices, jobs, and spending.
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As Traders Rush To Buy CALLs, Price Of PUTs Plunge Two Std. Deviations
Bets that the S&P 500 will rise still further have gotten so intense that one has to pay a huge premium for CALL options.
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Ford Promises All Electric "Mach 1" SUV In 2020, 40 Vehicles By 2022
Ford says it will spend $11 billion producing electric vehicles by 2022. One dubbed the "Mach 1" will be ready in 2020.
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GDPNow Forecast Rises, Nowcast Dips On Same Economic Data
On Friday, the GDPNow and Nowcast models updated their 4th quarter GDP forecasts. One model rose, the other fell.
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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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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 (12 years 3 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 (20 years 4 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.