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Mike Shedlock

Mike Shedlock

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

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Michael "Mish" Shedlock is a registered investment advisor representative for SitkaPacific Capital Management.

  • $100 Billion Bond Backup

    Published 11 August 2007 | viewed 5,254 times

    BusinessWeek reported on July27, that Corporate Debt Was All Dressed Up, Nowhere to Go. More than $90 billion in high-yield corporate bonds are waiting to…

  • High Rate CDs and other Moral Hazards

    Published 08 August 2007 | viewed 5,560 times

    The Pittsburgh Post Gazette has the sad story of a man whose lifetime of saving evaporated with the collapse of Metropolitan Savings Bank. Raymond Przybilinski…

  • Cold Feet and Sea Bass

    Published 03 August 2007 | viewed 4,372 times

    Fear of risk is sending investors into retreat as cold feet become the factor. The widening fallout in the U.S. mortgage industry has reminded investors…

  • Massive Bets On Idiots

    Published 31 July 2007 | viewed 6,792 times

    CNN Money is reporting Fund manager's fun sailing away. Hedge fund manager [John Devaney] whose fund ran into trouble from the sell-off in securities backed…

  • Is $100 Oil Coming? $200 Anyone?

    Published 25 July 2007 | viewed 5,076 times

    Analysts at Goldman and CIBC say $100 oil may be just months away. The $100-a-barrel oil that Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said would prevail by…

  • Missing The Boat On Globalization

    Published 06 June 2007 | viewed 4,131 times

    On October 19th 2005 Fed Governor Richard Fisher wrote about Globalization and Texas. Since becoming Dallas Fed president, I have been stressing the importance of…

  • Construction Jobs Puzzle

    Published 01 June 2007 | viewed 4,323 times

    Once again we have another totally unbelievable jobs report. This makes two in a row. For a recap of last months complete jobs fabrication, please…

  • Squeeze on Wage Earners Accelerates

    Published 15 May 2007 | viewed 5,249 times

    The BLS is reporting Real Earnings Drop .5 percent in April. Real average weekly earnings fell by 0.5 percent from March to April after seasonal…

  • Rear View Mirror Housing Experts

    Published 13 May 2007 | viewed 5,545 times

    Mike Morgan at Morgan Florida sent me another update that I can post with the exception of one small section. This update is called Rear…

  • Housing Bright Spots

    Published 10 May 2007 | viewed 4,433 times

    Amidst all the doom and gloom of housing warnings, there is some exciting news on Housing Bright Spots as commented on by Toll Brothers. Toll…

  • Capital Spending Suggests Hard Landing

    Published 28 April 2007 | viewed 5,362 times

    Lost in the headline Capital spending bounces back in March is the fact that first quarter capital spending was down 15.3% annualized. Demand for U.S.-made…

  • Mod Squad Containment

    Published 23 April 2007 | viewed 8,264 times

    I recently talked about some of the bailout plans in The Fatal Flaw in Housing Bailout Plans. But somehow I missed the "Bear Stearns/EMC Mod…

  • Supply Side Economics

    Published 09 April 2007 | viewed 5,248 times

    The questions of the day are: Are the supply side tax cuts responsible for this expansion since 2003? Is the job market humming along nicely?…

  • March Employment Numbers & Leading Indicators

    Published 07 April 2007 | viewed 5,681 times

    The March 2007 Employment Numbers are in. Following are the results from the establishment survey. In March, nonfarm payroll employment rose by 180,000 to 137.6…

  • Spillover Scorecard

    Published 05 April 2007 | viewed 4,850 times

    Bloomberg is reporting Services ISM Unexpectedly Slows. U.S. service industries grew at the slowest pace in almost four years in March, leaving the economy more…

  • Hot Lines for Hard Times

    Published 25 March 2007 | viewed 5,136 times

    Jobs are supposedly plentiful yet 2.1 million Americans with a home loan missed at least one payment at the end of 2006. That seems pretty…

  • Who's to Blame for the Housing Mess?

    Published 19 March 2007 | viewed 6,526 times

    There is one hell of a rant by Nouriel Roubini about who's to blame for the current mess in housing and subprime lending. Roubini's answer…

  • 1st Helicopter Drop Now Being Organized

    Published 13 March 2007 | viewed 9,436 times

    Bloomberg is reporting Senate Weighs Aid to 2.2 Million Subprime Borrowers U.S. lawmakers will have to consider providing aid to about 2.2 million subprime mortgage…

  • February Jobs / Employment Data

    Published 09 March 2007 | viewed 3,103 times

    On March 9th the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the February Employment Report. Following is some data from that report. Unemployment Rate Household Data…

  • Fed Is Ready and Willing To Act

    Published 28 February 2007 | viewed 5,252 times

    Market Watch is reporting Fed ready to act in a financial crisis. The Federal Reserve stands ready to lower interest rates if a financial crisis…