Hurricane Ian Notice

Due to the impending Hurricane Ian and its impact on the Sarasota area; Cumberland Advisors has mobilized and relocated our disaster recovery team to our Vineland, NJ office. If the storm does affect the Sarasota area, Cumberland Advisors’ staff members are on standby, and ready to provide you with any assistance you may need.  Our phone lines and emails will be monitored, and we will respond to matters on a priority basis.
 
For any urgent concerns you may also contact the following individuals by email directly:

For our clients residing in the Sarasota area, Cumberland Advisors knows nothing is more important than the safety of you and your family. We urge you to take the necessary steps to protect your loved ones. Check your supplies and make sure you have plenty of fresh water, flashlights, and a battery-operated radio. Cumberland values our customers’ security and peace of mind, and our goal is to provide outstanding service.
 
Thank you for entrusting us to continue to provide you service and may all stay safe.

 

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  • Hurricane Ian Notice
     Author(s): Cumberland Advisors | Tue September 27, 2022

    Cumberland Advisors Hurricane Ian Notice


    Hurricane Ian Notice

     

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    Due to the impending Hurricane Ian and its impact on the Sarasota area; Cumberland Advisors has mobilized and relocated our disaster recovery team to…


  • The Fed's 2% Target
     Author(s): David R. Kotok | Wed September 14, 2022

    Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary - Fed 2% Target by David R. Kotok


    Many readers continue to ask about the Fed’s 2% inflation target, especially after the recent CPI and the market’s reaction to it. Here’s the Fed’s own explanation, courtesy of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. We recommend it for a clear explanation of what 2%…


  • Phillips Curve: Maybe, Maybe Not. Markets Outlook at the End
     Author(s): David R. Kotok | Tue September 13, 2022

    Phillips Curve: Maybe, Maybe Not. Markets Outlook at the End by David R. Kotok


    Barron’s ran this column on Friday afternoon before Labor Day weekend. It’s worthwhile. It discusses the Phillips curve and versions modified for current usage. Here’s the link: https://www.barrons.com/articles/inflation-jobs-layoffs-recession-federal-reserve-51662143640. We added a comment to…


  • Crosscurrents for Chinese Stocks
     Author(s): William H. Witherell, Ph.D. | Mon September 12, 2022

    Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary - Crosscurrents for Chinese Stocks (China) by William H. Witherell, Ph.D


    Following a steep decline in 2021, Chinese stocks have provided a roller-coaster ride to international investors thus far in 2022, as positive spurts encounter headwinds that cut short market recoveries. For example, the SPDR S&P China ETF, FXI, after hitting a low in mid-March, staged…


  • 9/11 Reflection
     Author(s): David R. Kotok | Sun September 11, 2022

    Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary - 9/11 Reflection by David R. Kotok


    The philosopher and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel said, “Words name things and then replace them.” He was reflecting on the nature of history as time passes. He was speaking about the word Holocaust, which, at the time I heard him say it, meant the World War 2 period…


  • Cumberland Advisors Week in Review September 06, 2022 - September 09, 2022
     Author(s): Cumberland Advisors | Sat September 10, 2022

    Week in Review


    Dear Clients & Friends,

    Thank you for watching Cumberland Advisors’ Friday, September 09, 2022 Week in Review, an end-of-week update on market conditions, equities & bonds with Matt McAleer, Executive Vice President & Director of…


  • Brent Donnelly Guest Comments
     Author(s): David R. Kotok | Wed September 7, 2022

    Brent Donnelly Guest Comments


    My friend Brent Donnelly of Spectra Markets, tenured regular attendee at the annual gathering in Maine, has granted permission to share his excellent research note about US dollar strength and stock markets. Here are the details to learn about Brent’s services: https://www.spectramarkets.com/…


  • Soft Landing in View? So Far So Good
     Author(s): Robert Eisenbeis, Ph.D. | Tue September 6, 2022

    Soft Landing in View? So Far So Good by Robert Eisenbeis, Ph.D.


    The FOMC began raising rates at its March meeting, by 25 basis points, and followed in May with a 50-basis-point increase, then began frontloading its policy tightening by 75 basis points in June and another 75 basis points in July. Markets became concerned that the Fed might cause a deep…


  • Long Covid, The Fed, Labor (shortage) Day
     Author(s): David R. Kotok | Sun September 4, 2022

    Cumberland-Advisors-Market-Commentary - Long-Covid,-The-Fed,-Labor-(shortage)-Day-by-David-R.-Kotok


    Please feel free to re-share the contents of this post in whole or in part. The impact of Long Covid on the labor force is sinking in for many of the doubters. Here’s the latest report from Brookings: “New data shows Long Covid is keeping as many as 4 million people out of work,” https://www.…


  • Cumberland Advisors Week in Review August 29, 2022 - September 02, 2022
     Author(s): Cumberland Advisors | Sat September 3, 2022

    Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary - Week in Review


    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 may include older commentaries that our editors have determined may be…


 

 

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