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Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Managing Hurricane Risk in a Bond Portfolio

Author: John R. Mousseau, CFA & Patricia Healy, CFA, Post Date: August 10, 2020
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - Managing Hurricane Risk in a Bond Portfolio

The Northeast continues to clean up from Hurricane Isaias, which swept up the Atlantic coast to New York and parts of New England on Thursday. Below is a slide from a presentation by our good friend Tom Doe, who heads up Municipal Market Advisors (http://www.mma-research.com). Tom’s firm does in-depth quantitative and qualitative research on the […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Interest Rates and Yield Curve Control, Part 1

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date:
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - Interest Rates and Yield Curve Control, Part 1

“The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate is an alternative measure of core inflation in the price index for personal consumption expenditures (PCE). It is calculated by staff at the Dallas Fed, using data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).” Through June 2020, “The Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate over the 12 months ending in […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary –  Paulding County, Georgia

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: August 9, 2020
Paulding County, Georgia (Kotok)

“All politics is local,” Tip O’Neill famously observed. (In fact, this former Speaker of the House wrote a book by that title.) As the next chapter of COVID-19 and election-year politics take us closer to the November deadline, we believe that the school-opening issue is a new major influence. Scenario 1: Schools are opened with minimal […]

Cumberland Advisors Week in Review (Aug 03, 2020 – Aug 07, 2020)

Author: Cumberland Advisors, Post Date: August 8, 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 […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Why Investors Are Looking at Taiwan

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: August 5, 2020
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - Why Investors Are Looking at Taiwan

Consider a place that has had only 476 Covid-19 cases and just 7 deaths. This sounds like a rural town in the US with a small population and good access to medical care. Actually, it is Taiwan, a small country in Asia with a very dense population of 23.6 million people, situated about 100 miles […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary –  Some Thoughts for a Sunday Morning

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: August 2, 2020
Some Thoughts for a Sunday Morning

Some Thoughts for a Sunday Morning #1 – Two quotes from Tocqueville: “Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith” (Democracy in America, http://libertytree.ca/quotes/Alexis.de.Tocqueville.Quote.8AF2). “The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults” (Democracy in America,  https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Alexis_de_Tocqueville). #2 – […]

Cumberland Advisors Week in Review (Jul 27, 2020 – Jul 31, 2020)

Author: Cumberland Advisors, Post Date: August 1, 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 […]

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