Tag Archives: David R. Kotok

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Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Cash or No Cash? Optimist, Pessimist or Realist?

Author: , Post Date: January 24, 2020
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - Cash or No Cash - Optimist, Pessimist or Realist

At any given time, there are at least four or five people (and often up to six or seven) working on our ETF trading accounts and strategies. We continually challenge each other as part of our investment process. We debate all points of view, and we freely express differences of opinion. We try to read […]

Here’s how the stock market has performed during past viral outbreaks, as epidemic locks down 3 Chinese cities

Author: , Post Date: January 23, 2020
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Excerpt from… MarketWatch.com Here’s how the stock market has performed during past viral outbreaks, as epidemic locks down 3 Chinese cities https://www.marketwatch.com/story/heres-how-the-stock-market-has-performed-during-past-viral-outbreaks-as-chinas-coronavirus-spreads-2020-01-22 By Mark DeCambre – Published: Jan 23, 2020 “…Many investors are recommending caution amid the current bout of coronavirus that was first identified late last year in Wuhan City, China, and has claimed […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Coronavirus #1 with updated death toll

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: January 22, 2020
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At Cumberland, we take time to track viral outbreaks for two reasons: (1) Epidemics and pandemics do have market consequences and raise risk, and (2) they can be deadly. SARS, bird flu, Zika, Ebola, and more make the list of outbreaks we have followed closely. In the case of Zika, we wrote a detailed pamphlet […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – No Conspiracy at St. Louis Fed.

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: January 21, 2020
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - No Conspiracy at St. Louis Fed

In my opinion the speculation about a conspiracy at the St. Louis Fed may be fodder for internet speculation, but it is simply not true. There is coincidence in timing of unrelated announcements.  We believe it is pure coincidence. Here’s the fact set. 1. On January 16, 2020, the St. Louis Fed discontinued the series […]

Cumberland Advisors Week in Review (Jan 13, 2020 – Jan 17, 2020)

Author: Cumberland Advisors, Post Date: January 18, 2020

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 of original publication. We also include older commentaries that our editors have determined may be of interest to our audience. Your feedback […]

Cumberland Advisors Guest Commentary – Rosenberg Research Report (Jan 06, 2020) – The Year Ahead 2020

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: January 16, 2020
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My friend and fishing buddy David “Rosie” Rosenberg has launched his own eponymous economic consultancy. Here’s his website link: https://www.rosenbergresearch.com. Rosie has given us permission to share his year-end review with our readers. Here’s a thought-provoking trove of information and we provide a small excerpt below (full review including charts is in linked PDF). If […]

Cumberland Advisors Week in Review (Jan 06, 2020 – Jan 10, 2020)

Author: Cumberland Advisors, Post Date: January 11, 2020
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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 of original publication. We also include older commentaries that our editors have determined may be of interest to our audience. Your feedback […]

Taking a look at the president’s pocket veto

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: January 10, 2020
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The Sarasota Herald Tribune featured this commentary in their business section. Read at the Herald site (https://www.heraldtribune.com/business/20200106/taking-look-at-presidents-pocket-veto) or below. Enjoy! We’ve received a number of emails about legal and, specifically, constitutional issues. We’re not constitutional lawyers: We are activist citizens, and we do read the constitutional literature. And we do examine the actions of our […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – ESG Investing. Also Brazil.

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date:
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ESG investing is getting hotter (pun intended). We are watching organizations change their institutional asset allocation to increase their exposure to environmental, social, and/or governance standards that are acceptable to the trustees or boards or donors. Those incoming flows into the ESG space mean higher stock prices for the companies and securities that meet the […]