Tag Archives: Caribbean

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USFSM hosts successful seminar on Cuba and the Caribbean

Author: , Post Date: February 26, 2018

Excerpt below: SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2018) – USF Sarasota-Manatee hosted a day-long seminar about Cuba and the Caribbean islands on Thursday with panels of internationally renowned experts that included two representatives of Congress and a former U.S. diplomat, among others. The seminar, “Cuba and the Caribbean: What Now?” focused on past and current travel […]

Florida Keys Devastation After Hurricane Irma

Author: , Post Date: February 13, 2018

SNN, The Suncoast News Network, accepted Cumberland Advisors’ offer to accompany us to the Florida Keys and document the dire conditions that so many residents and the fishing guide community that we hold dear endured and continue to struggle under. Immediately after Hurricane Irma’s eye passed over the Florida Keys, massive damage to the Lower […]

Trump Infrastructure – First Take

Author: Patricia Healy, CFA, Post Date: February 12, 2018
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by Patricia Healy, CFA

The President’s infrastructure vision is now in the hands of Congress, which is tasked with devising a plan that promotes investment in our nation’s well-being. The vision includes over $1 trillion in investment over the next ten years. Infrastructure investment is sorely needed, as is demonstrated by the Association of Civil Engineers’ report card on […]

Report from San Diego

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: January 25, 2018
The presentation of the GIC Frederick Heldring Award for Global Leadership to Eric Rosengren

Dear Readers, We had the wonderful opportunity to present the Heldring Award to Boston Fed president Eric Rosengren at the GIC meeting in San Diego, held on Friday, January 12, at the Rady School of Management. This is GIC’s second year in San Diego but the first time in partnership with Rady, which provided a […]

Cuba and the Caribbean: What Now?

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: December 19, 2017
USF & Cumberland Advisors explore Cuba policies

Recent changes in US policies toward Cuba have reinvigorated debate over US-Cuba relations. How will these revised policies affect American business, trade, and travel, as well as the well-being of the Cuban people? What does the future hold? Please join GIC, the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and our panels of leading experts as we discuss the state of US-Cuba relations and the outlook going forward on Monday, September 11, 2017 in Sarasota, FL.

Key West, Bob Bunting

Author: , Post Date: November 21, 2017
Hurricane Irma - Florida Keys

Bob Bunting, a friend and accomplished professor whose expertise includes hurricanes, joined our small, fact-finding group on a trip to Key West and five other Keys that were hit by Hurricane Irma. Here is his narrative of the trip, which he has agreed to share with our readers. We thank Bob for joining us and […]

A Marshall Plan for the Caribbean

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: September 24, 2017
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by David Kotok

“George Catlett Marshall, Jr. (December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959) was an American statesman and soldier. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army under presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, and served as Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense under Truman.” Source: Wikipedia. His brilliance on behalf of […]