Tag Archives: ETFs


Leveraged ETFs

Author: Leo Chen, Ph.D., Post Date: November 14, 2018
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary - Leo Chen, Ph.D.

Our quantitative strategy at Cumberland Advisors is a trading model that combines fundamental indicators and quantitative analysis into a binary output – either fully invested or all in cash. The strategy trades the S&P 500 in two versions: unleveraged and leveraged. Specifically, the leveraged portfolio uses a leveraged ETF as our vehicle to track 3X […]

The Rise of Municipal Separately Managed Accounts 2018 Update

Author: Patricia Healy, CFA, Post Date: September 18, 2018
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - The Rise of Municipal Separately Managed Accounts 2018 Update

Cumberland has utilized separately managed accounts to execute its fixed-income strategy since its inception in 1973, long before separately managed accounts (SMAs) were popularized in the early 2000s. What exactly is an SMA? Per Investopedia: “A[n] SMA is a portfolio of assets under the management of a professional investment firm. In the United States, the […]

A Camp Kotok Debrief Plus Sector Rotation Ramifications

Author: , Post Date: August 15, 2018

McAleer discussed the continued headaches being caused by international markets—the U.S. markets remain very robust and resilient. In McAleer’s view, the 30 markets around the world are not trading well as he watches them making lower lows. McAleer’s current worry is how long the U.S. market can remain the standout while it is near highs and these other markets are trading down.

US Stock Market in First Quarter, 2018

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: March 14, 2018
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary

US Stock market volatility returned in the 1st quarter of 2018 with a vengeance. The January to February low selloff took most major averages down in the double digit range (over 10% drop). The stock market peaked within days of President Trump’s State of the Union Message in which he claimed credit for the stock […]

Guns: Part 3, The Policy Journey

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: February 27, 2018
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by David Kotok

In part one of this series, I wrote about my personal journey with guns. Part two involved the US stock market and bond market and Cumberland’s investment policy and how it relates to the three public companies that constitute the gun makers whose shares trade on the US exchanges and are thus part of a […]