Trump’s trade war with China is starting to get out of hand Excerpts below. By Matt Egan, CNN BusinessMonday, Aug 5th 2019 New York (CNN Business)The US-China trade war has always been serious. Now it’s starting to get scary. China allowed its currency to drop sharply on Monday to the weakest level in more than […]
We Are Not Clear About a Future Fed Path, Says Cumberland Advisors’s Kotok July 31, 2019 David Kotok, chairman and chief investment officer at Cumberland Advisors, discusses the Fed decision and the way forward for markets. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.” Watch at Bloomberg TV or in the embedded player below.
Excerpt from “The Bond Buyer”… Shocking surge: Municipal bonds strength based on several fluid factors By Chip Barnett July 01 2019 With under a $1 billion of bonds and notes selling this week, municipal bond investors were looking beyond the week’s offerings — to fundamentals and performance. So far this year, muni yields have declined […]
UBS Sees No Fed Rate Cut Until at Least 2021 June 18, 2019 David Kotok, Cumberland Advisors Chairman and CIO, and Laura Kane, UBS head of Americas investing themes, discuss their outlook for the Fed. They appear on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.” Watch at Bloomberg TV or in the embedded player below.
Excerpt from… Trump revs up his Wayback Machine In a single week, the president leaned heavily into economic theories from as far back as the 18th century. By BEN WHITE (firstname.lastname@example.org; @morningmoneyben) 06/20/2019 05:15 AM EDT Stanley Fischer, the former Fed vice chair, said at a forum Tuesday that slashing rates right now following pressure […]
U.S. Trade Representative is grilled on Capitol Hill about China and Mexico June 18, 2019 President Trump’s top trade negotiator Robert Lighthizer was in the Congressional hot seat today facing tough questions from lawmakers on trade and tariffs. Rick Helfenbein, American Apparel and Footwear Association CEO, joins Yahoo Finance’s Julie Hyman and Adam Shapiro, Cornell […]
Excerpt from “The Bond Buyer”… Municipal calendar grows to $7B as the summer reinvestment season arrives By Christine Albano & Chip Barnett May 31 2019 The food fight among municipal investors is expected to reach new heights with the arrival of the summer reinvestment season, municipal managers and observers said. Some say it will be […]
Excerpt from Politico By BEN WHITE and ADAM BEHSUDI 05/31/2019 02:30 PM EDT President Donald Trump’s decision to open a second front in his trade war sent tremors through global markets, unnerved corporate America and spurred economists to raise new warnings about the potential for a sharp economic slowdown just as the 2020 presidential contest […]
Excerpt from… How Federal Tax Reform Has Impacted Real Estate The short-term effects haven’t been as bad as predicted, but local governments are still worried about the long term. by Liz Farmer | May 20, 2019 SALT change has driven some people to make moves and may be slowing some markets. A couple in Old […]