Tag Archives: bond market


Q3 2018 Municipal Credit Commentary

Author: Patricia Healy, CFA, Post Date: September 28, 2018
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - Q3 2018 Municipal Credit Commentary

Updates, budgets, potential future stresses, state ratings, default study, and last but not least, storms Last quarter we focused our 2Q 2018 municipal credit commentary on two SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the United States) rulings. One allows states to collect tax on out-of-state internet sales while the other restricts public unions from requiring that non-union […]

From the Maine Outpost: The Corporate Bond Market – A Frog in Boiling Water?

Author: , Post Date: August 24, 2018

By Jeanine Prezioso Federal Reserve monetary policy and its anticipated effects – in addition to the debate over who caught the largest salmon or smallmouth bass – was one of the many discussions bandied about in the northeast Maine woods earlier this month at Camp Kotok, an annual gathering of economists, pundits and investment professionals […]

College and University Endowment Funds, Vanguard and the 60/40 Model

Author: Gabriel Hament, Post Date: June 26, 2018
Gabriel Hament, Foundations and Charitable Accounts, Cumberland Advisors

At the conclusion of each fiscal year, Commonfund and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) team up and publish a study analyzing the return and asset-allocation metrics across the country’s higher education endowment funds. They refer to this annual analysis as the NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments® (NCSE).[1] For FY2017 (July 1, […]

Wizman, Kotok, Caron on Treasury Yields, Investor Concerns in the Bond Market

Author: , Post Date: May 21, 2018
Cumberland Advisors & David Kotok - Bonds -Live TV - Bloomberg

Wizman, Kotok, Caron on Treasury Yields, Investor Concerns in Bond Market Bloomberg Markets May 17th, 2018, 10:49 AM EDT Thierry Wizman, Macquarie Capital global interest rates and currencies strategist, David Kotok, Cumberland Advisors chairman and chief investment officer, and Jim Caron, Morgan Stanley Investment Management managing director, discuss the U.S treasury yield short and long […]

SPIVA and Active Bond Management

Author: Gabriel Hament, Post Date: March 27, 2018
Gabriel Hament, Foundations and Charitable Accounts, Cumberland Advisors

Active Equity Fund Managers Stuck in the Rough, While Active Bond Managers Tend to Stay on the Fairway Since the launch of the State Street Global Advisors S&P 500 exchange-traded fund (SPY) in 1993, passive, index-replication portfolio construction has been widely adopted and represents the common investing experience of John and Jane Q. Public. Passive […]

G7 Government Bond Yields.

Author: , Post Date: May 19, 2017

A G7 Bond is a government bond issued by a member nation of the Group of Seven consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United States or the United Kingdom. Bonds issued by G7 nations are seen as stable, low-risk investments.