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Mike Shedlock

Mike Shedlock

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

  • Does Anything Mean What It Used To?

    Published 27 February 2007 | viewed 4,597 times

    Flashback May 24, 2006 CNN Money reported Yields throw the Fed a curve. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke repeated the view expressed by his predecessor Alan…

  • Pricing Risk

    Published 21 February 2007 | viewed 5,133 times

    The USA Today is reporting Sacramento: The pressure's on sellers to lower their prices. Here's an alarming fact about Sacramento's housing market: About one of…

  • Largest Home Price Drop on Record

    Published 15 February 2007 | viewed 7,318 times

    Housing is Local (Except when it's National). The NAR is reporting a record slump in home prices. Fourth-quarter report from National Association of Realtors shows…

  • Focus on Currencies (Part 1 of 2)

    Published 13 February 2007 | viewed 4,506 times

    What follows is part one of a focus on currencies including the US dollar index, the Yen, the Euro, the British Pound and the Canadian…

  • Counterfeiting Money - Crime or Good Economics?

    Published 09 February 2007 | viewed 7,406 times

    Did you ever think that a counterfeiting money could be good for the economy and that the counterfeiter could be considered an economic genius or…

  • Inflation Is Now Illegal

    Published 08 February 2007 | viewed 14,242 times

    As stunning as the "Inflation Is Now Illegal" headline might seem, a new law was indeed just passed that officially makes inflation illegal. The New…

  • Jobs - the Good, Bad, and Ugly

    Published 03 February 2007 | viewed 4,238 times

    On Friday, February 2, 2007 the BLS released the Employment Report for January 2007. Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 111,000 in January, and the unemployment…

  • Gold, M3, and Willingness to Lend

    Published 23 January 2007 | viewed 5,671 times

    Let's start with a quick look at the expansion of the monetary base in comparison to the expansion of broad money supply as measured by…

  • World Oil Demand

    Published 21 January 2007 | viewed 5,340 times

    Findfacts is showing that Oil demand falls in Developed World for first time in 20 years. Data issued by the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA),…

  • Credit Swaps And Bond Yields

    Published 20 January 2007 | viewed 4,758 times

    Moody's is reporting Bonds Safest in at Least 4 Years, Credit Swaps Show. By Shannon D. Harrington The risk of owning corporate debt is the…

  • Leading Economic Indicators

    Published 16 January 2007 | viewed 6,418 times

    The Conference Board publishes various lists of Business Cycle Indicators. Those indicators are categorized as leading, coincident, or lagging. This post will take a look…

  • Significant Shifts In Psychology

    Published 04 January 2007 | viewed 7,198 times

    I find myself coming back to the same quote from an Interview with Paul Kasriel Mish: How does inflation start and end? Kasriel: Inflation starts…

  • Lennar Lays an Egg / Defective Homes Update from Morgan

    Published 02 January 2007 | viewed 5,637 times

    Bloomberg is reporting Lennar to Post Quarterly Loss After Land Writedowns. Jan. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Lennar Corp., the fourth-largest U.S. homebuilder, had its first quarterly…

  • Monetary Shock Therapy

    Published 21 December 2006 | viewed 4,917 times

    Today's post is on Thailand and Scotland. The former is on virtually everyone's radar while the latter is on almost no one's. Let's take a…

  • Paulson, Bernanke Strike Out

    Published 17 December 2006 | viewed 6,287 times

    At the trade summit opening in China on December 14th Paulson Called for More Flexible Yuan. U.S. Treasury Henry Paulson, facing pressure from Congress for…

  • Interview with Paul Kasriel

    Published 11 December 2006 | viewed 6,006 times

    There has been a raging debate on Silicon Investor, the Motley Fool, Minyanville, and nearly everywhere else too about whether or not it is possible…

  • Housing Industry Employment

    Published 20 November 2006 | viewed 6,253 times

    I came across an interesting graph of Housing Industry Employment in a Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) PDF entitled Is the Housing Bubble…

  • The PPI, Gold, and Dr. Copper

    Published 14 November 2006 | viewed 6,388 times

    On November 14 the BLS released the Producer Price Indexes for October 2006. Weak September data was followed up by even weaker October data. PPI…

  • Earnings, Confidence, and Boxes

    Published 25 October 2006 | viewed 4,686 times

    Countrywide reported third-quarter profit rose 2 percent, less than analysts expected, as demand for home loans slumped. The company's shares surged higher on plans to…

  • Kool Aid and Krispy Kremes

    Published 16 October 2006 | viewed 8,272 times

    I asked Mike Morgan at Morgan Florida if he had an update for us. Here it is. It is something quite different too. Mike Morgan:…