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Memorial Day Reflections

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: May 27, 2019

“[On Saturday, May 25,] more than 980 cadets became army second lieutenants at West Point’s football stadium. America’s Vice-President, Mike Pence, told them President Trump has proposed a $750bn defense budget for 2020 and said the US ‘is once again embracing our role as the leader of the free world.’ “ ‘It is a virtual […]

Defending First Amendment Freedoms – Part 3

Author: , Post Date: April 17, 2019
FINANCIAL MARKETS & THE ECONOMY Financial Literacy Day III Keynote Gretchen Morgenson (Book - Reckless Endangerment)

Defending First Amendment Freedoms, Part 3 Gretchen Morgenson delivered the keynote address, titled “Why Financial Literacy Depends on Press Freedom,” at Financial Markets and the Economy – Financial Literacy Day III, the annual major conference that Cumberland sponsors at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM). Morgenson is Senior Special Writer in the Investigations Unit […]

Defending First Amendment Freedoms – Part 2

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: April 9, 2019
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by David Kotok

Dear Readers, I got praise and punishment on “Defending First Amendment Freedoms” part 1. As expected, the deep and intense political division in our nation showed itself again. And there was the usual “blowback” about my writing about something more than just market analysis. For those critics who are money-only focused, I’ll start this piece […]

Defending First Amendment Freedoms

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: April 5, 2019
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary

Defending First Amendment Freedoms Part 1: Freedom of the Press “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” […]