Market Commentary


Cumberland Advisors Week in Review (July 08, 2019 – July 12, 2019)

Author: Cumberland Advisors, Post Date: July 13, 2019
Week In Review

Cumberland Advisors Week in Review (July 08, 2019 – July 12, 2019) July 13, 2019 Cumberland Advisors Weekly Update Email | About The Cumberland Advisors Week in Review is a recap of news, commentary, and opinion from our team. These are not revised assessments, and circumstances may have changed in the market from the time […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Clams or Gold

Author: Robert Eisenbeis, Ph.D., Post Date: July 12, 2019
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Johnny Hart, the creator of the comic strip BC, created an economy in which clams served as currency. Clams were plentiful, so no one ran out of currency, except that an occasional clam had cartoon legs and opted for a different career. A currency in the form of a good is of course nothing new […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Investing in European Equities

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: July 10, 2019
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Just days after US President Trump announced a ceasefire and resumption of trade negotiations with China, the US Trade Representative proposed new tariffs on 89 European Union (EU) goods worth $4 billion. These levies are in response to concerns about aircraft subsidies and would be added to the $21 billion list of potential tariffs the […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Jobs and Other Thoughts

Author: Robert Eisenbeis, Ph.D., Post Date: July 9, 2019
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - Employment Report

Earlier in the week, before July 4th, ADP released its jobs report for June and predicted that the economy had only created a modest increase of 102K jobs on the heels of May’s 75K. The press picked up that number with headlines like “Job Creation Has Another Rough Month in June as Private Payrolls Rise […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Borders

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: July 8, 2019
The Wall that divides Mexico from the United States in Nogales

“You have a platform. Can you write about this issue?” The email from D. triggered this longer commentary, and we hope our remarks will trigger some much-needed discussion about the means our country is employing to protect its national borders, and about the subject of conflict across borders more generally. Readers will need 20 minutes. […]

Do you follow Cumberland Advisors on Social Media?

Author: Cumberland Advisors, Post Date: July 3, 2019
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Cumberland Advisors engages with our clients, friends, and the general public through our email list and via social media. Twitter and YouTube are the channels you’ll find us most active but we also reach out via Facebook, LinkedIn, and our content is distributed through a number of other channels and friendly sites. Follow us, engage […]

Cumberland Advisors Guest Commentary – Outlook for the 2019 Hurricane Season

Author: Bob Bunting, Post Date: July 2, 2019

Bob Bunting brings his established credentials, including being a Director of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and a Lead Forecast for NOAA, to this guest commentary. He also mentions the Climate Adaptation Center (CAC), of which he is the CEO and which I personally support with money and effort. We thought it timely to […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Osaka and the DMZ

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: June 30, 2019

Ceasefire:  An agreement to temporarily stop shooting while trying to reach a truce Truce:  A more durable cessation of shooting while antagonists attempt to reconcile differences and reach a peace treaty Treaty: An agreement which is then memorialized and signed by both sides The US and China seemed to have tentatively achieved a treaty when […]

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