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January 25th and California Fires

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: December 5, 2018
GIC & USFSM - Adapting to a Changing Climate - Challenges & Opportunities

The January 25th GIC-USFSM conference on adaptive climate change, Adapting to a Changing Climate: Challenges & Opportunities, to be held at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, includes discussion of fires as well as hurricanes. Here is a recent Bloomberg story for reference: “What Wildfires and Hurricanes Mean for the Global Economy” (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-22/what-wildfires-and-hurricanes-mean-for-the-global-economy). 2018 has […]

Red Tide, January 25th Sarasota Conference on Climate Change

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: November 28, 2018
GIC & USFSM - Adapting to a Changing Climate - Challenges & Opportunities

The January 25th GIC-USFSM conference, Adapting to a Changing Climate: Challenges & Opportunities, to be held at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, is open to the public. The sponsors, including Cumberland, helped so as to allow the cost of registration to be held to $50, a registration fee that covers the lunch.   Climate-change […]

Global Dialogue & Exchange of Divergent Perspectives: The Rocky Mountain Economic Summit

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: April 19, 2018
David Kotok & Raphael Bostic

Leo Chen, Ph.D., Portfolio Manager & Quantitative Strategist for Cumberland Advisors, will join me to speak on July 12th for an annual gathering of economists, bankers, academics, and finance industry representatives known as the Rocky Mountain Economic Summit. If you missed Dr. Chen’s recent commentary on the VIX and volatility in the market, you can […]

Stock Market targeted on April 5

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: March 13, 2018

The stock market will be a prominent topic at the April 5 Financial Literacy Day in Selby Auditorium on the USFSM Sarasota campus. In the first stock market session, nationally known technical analyst Katie Stockton will pair with Cumberland’s quantitative mathematician, Professor Leo Chen, in a broad discussion of techniques used in stock market management. […]

Congressional Panel Confirmed for February 22

Author: , Post Date: February 4, 2018
What now, Cuba - USF Sarasota-Manatee

We have now confirmed a bipartisan congressional panel for the February 22 “Cuba and the Caribbean: What Now?” event. Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo, whose district includes the Keys, which bore the direct hurricane hit, is joined by Virgin Islands Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett. The moderator of this session is Ben White, journalist from Politico and CNBC […]

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 […]