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Mike Shedlock

Mike Shedlock

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


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

  • A Discrepancy in Jobs?

    Published 11 October 2006 | viewed 4,379 times

    On October 6th the Economic Policy Institute reported Slowing economy generates fewer jobs The nation's rate of job growth downshifted sharply last month, as employers…

  • Outsourcing Homework

    Published 29 September 2006 | viewed 7,830 times

    Reuters is reporting U.S. homework outsourced as "e-tutoring" grows Private tutors are a luxury many American families cannot afford, costing anywhere between $25 to $100…

  • Updating the Arrow after Home Prices Drop

    Published 27 September 2006 | viewed 5,888 times

    The NY Times is reporting Home Prices Drop After 11-Year Ascent The median price in August fell to $225,000, down 1.7 percent from August 2005.…

  • Kiss Goldilocks Goodbye

    Published 22 September 2006 | viewed 5,311 times

    The Philly Fed Survey for September shows that Growth Stalls this Month The survey's broadest measure of manufacturing conditions, the diffusion index of current activity,…

  • More Anecdotes

    Published 21 September 2006 | viewed 5,883 times

    Judging by the superb "quality" of the Responses to Two Anecdotes (several highlights appear a bit later) I thought it would be appropriate to follow…

  • No Hard Landing

    Published 19 September 2006 | viewed 12,676 times

    I have it on great authority that there will not be a hard landing in real estate. Who told me that? It was none other…

  • On the Cusp

    Published 02 September 2006 | viewed 7,667 times

    The Detroit Free Press has a Michigan Census Snapshot that I would like to share. In a dramatic sign of its ailing economy, Michigan's household…

  • Reflections on Danville Illinois

    Published 23 August 2006 | viewed 7,829 times

    I grew up in Danville, Illinois. Zipcode 61832. Yes, I am talking about the home of Dick Van Dyke, Gene Hackman, Jerry Van Dyke, and…

  • Five Stages of Grief

    Published 25 July 2006 | viewed 9,193 times

    Before looking at the five stages of grief, please consider a medley of tunes that David Lereah, chief economist for the National association of Realtors,…

  • Time Preferences

    Published 17 July 2006 | viewed 5,209 times

    There was an interesting series of charts in a recent ContraryInvestor. Here is one of them with a snip of text. And although there are…

  • Strike Three

    Published 11 July 2006 | viewed 8,247 times

    For the third month in a row there was a huge miss in job gains vs. expectations. On June 7th the Bureau of Labor Statistics…

  • Thank-you Again, Ben Bernanke

    Published 10 June 2006 | viewed 5,978 times

    Are the words "Thank you, again, Ben Bernanke" proof positive that Stephen Roach dove off the deep end of any semblance of sanity? Following are…

  • 9th Inning Liquidity

    Published 02 June 2006 | viewed 5,570 times

    The Financial Times is reporting Dollar plunges on Paulson appointment. The US dollar fell sharply on Tuesday as Hank Paulson, Goldman Sachs' chief executive, was…

  • Greenspan Predicts Housing Bust

    Published 29 May 2006 | viewed 7,599 times

    On May 21st Greenspan all but assured a housing collapse was coming with his statement Stable prices replacing boom. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan…

  • WCI and DHOM / Let's do the Math

    Published 10 May 2006 | viewed 6,093 times

    Bizjournals is reporting Dominion Homes loses $3.9M in 1Q, predicts loss for year. Dominion Homes Inc. lost $3.9 million in the first quarter as the…

  • Oh Lord, Please don't let me be misunderstood

    Published 03 May 2006 | viewed 6,472 times

    Sometimes a song just pops in your head. You just can't seem to get rid of it. This is one of those times. The song…

  • Canaries at the Periphery

    Published 25 April 2006 | viewed 6,899 times

    Please consider the following chart. Mish note: I can not read what the text says but if you can please send me a translation. Regardless…

  • Financial War Games

    Published 20 April 2006 | viewed 8,594 times

    Before getting to "War Games" let's recap some past wisdom from the man formerly behind the curtain. 1996 - Greenspan warns about irrational exuberance in…

  • Sinkholes and Hurricanes

    Published 18 April 2006 | viewed 8,863 times

    Following are some emails from George Pintye, yet another real estate broker contact of mine from Florida. A few links, comments, and one image were…

  • New Math on Homes

    Published 02 April 2006 | viewed 6,655 times

    The New York Times is writing about New Math on Homes. Let's tune in to the latest "It's different this time" thinking. Gary and Margaret…