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January 25th & Gary Shilling

Author: , Post Date: December 11, 2018
GIC & USFSM - Adapting to a Changing Climate - Challenges & Opportunities

Gary Shilling is an icon of our finance industry. His monthly missive is priceless. Fred Rossi edits and researches. The work product is extraordinary. We thank them for permission to share the December monthly in full. The trigger for our request was their thorough examination of the climate-change debate and the coincident timing, as registration […]

November Jobs Report Means U.S. Trade Stance Isn’t Working

Author: , Post Date: December 8, 2018

Excerpt below of “November Jobs Report Means U.S. Trade Stance Isn’t Working” By Allison Prang 12/07/2018 The November jobs numbers are showing the effect of U.S. trade policies, according to Cumberland Advisors chairman and chief investment officer David Kotok. “We have more and more evidence of growth rates in the U.S. slowing” and they peaked […]

Climate Change Resources

Author: , Post Date: December 6, 2018
GIC & USFSM - Adapting to a Changing Climate - Challenges & Opportunities

Cumberland Advisors is a sponsor of the upcoming USF-GIC event, “Adapting to a Changing Climate: Global to Local Impact” Climate Change Resources Cumberland Advisors, the Global Interdependence Center, the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, the Science and Environment Council and Atlas Insurance are the primary sponsors in this event that will feature Bob Bunting among […]

Trump Trade War Tariffs & Markets

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date:
Trump Trade War Tariffs & Markets

“We’ll not mince words here: The president’s characterization of himself as “Tariff Man” is juvenile and unpresidential. We cannot imagine Mr. Eisenhower, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Nixon, Mr. Ford, Mr. Carter, Mr. Reagan, Mr. Bush, Mr. Clinton, Mr. Bush or Mr. Obama ever… EVER… making a juvenile statement such as this to any other […]

Climate Change Conference Set for Jan. 25

Author: , Post Date: December 5, 2018
GIC & USFSM - Adapting to a Changing Climate - Challenges & Opportunities

Excerpt of Sarasota Magazine’s… Climate Change Conference Set for Jan. 25 Topics will include the implication of rising sea levels for Florida, the effect of climate change on hurricanes, whether climate change worsens red tide and more. By Staff 12/4/2018 at 10:37am Image: NPS Climate Change Response/Flickr Cumberland Advisors, the Global Interdependence Center, the University […]

January 25th and California Fires

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date:
GIC & USFSM - Adapting to a Changing Climate - Challenges & Opportunities

The January 25th GIC-USFSM conference on adaptive climate change, Adapting to a Changing Climate: Challenges & Opportunities, to be held at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, includes discussion of fires as well as hurricanes. Here is a recent Bloomberg story for reference: “What Wildfires and Hurricanes Mean for the Global Economy” (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-22/what-wildfires-and-hurricanes-mean-for-the-global-economy). 2018 has […]