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Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Brexit Uncertainty for Investors Persists

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: October 21, 2019
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The exceptional Saturday session of the United Kingdom’s Parliament, the first in 37 years, was expected to produce a decisive yes or no vote on the new Brexit deal Prime Minister Boris Johnson had negotiated with the European Union (EU). October 19 was the final day for Parliament to agree to a deal before the […]

Bloomberg P&L Podcast: Boris Johnson, AI, Fed with John Authers, David Kotok, and others

Author: , Post Date: September 4, 2019
Cumberland's David Kotok on Bloomberg Radio

Bloomberg P&L Podcast: Boris Johnson, AI, Fed with John Authers, David Kotok, and others John Authers, Senior Editor for Bloomberg Markets, will discuss why U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy is in tatters after UK government loses majority in parliament. David Kotok, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at Cumberland Advisors, on markets and current […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Britain’s Constitutional Crisis

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date:
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“A constitutional outrage” exclaimed the traditionally neutral House of Commons Speaker, John Bercow. “An affront to democracy … an intolerable attempt to silence Parliament,” declared the editorial in the August 29th Financial Times. These were reactions to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s request to the queen to shut down the UK Parliament for five weeks, via […]

International Stocks Off to a Strong Start in Q2 Despite a Heavy Fog of Uncertainty

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: April 8, 2019
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by William "Bill" Witherell, Ph.D.

Global stock markets are continuing to advance following one of the best first-quarter performances in years, with the global iShares MSCI ACWI ETF, ACWI, gaining 14.9% year-to-date April 5th. That increase includes strong advances in US stocks. Excluding the US market, the gains in international stock markets have also been impressive. The iShares MSCI ACWI […]

Cumberland CIO Kotok on Where to Invest in the Muni Market

Author: , Post Date: March 9, 2019

Cumberland CIO Kotok on Where to Invest in the Muni Market Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas March 4th, 2019 David Kotok, chairman and chief investment officer at Cumberland Advisors, and Amanda Albright of Bloomberg News discuss the municipal bonds market on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.” (Source: Bloomberg) Watch on Bloomberg’s site or embedded below: https://www.bloomberg.com     Links […]

Cumberland’s Kotok Sees a Need to Expand Uncertainty Premium

Author: , Post Date: January 29, 2019
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Cumberland’s Kotok Sees a Need to Expand Uncertainty Premium Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas January 29th, 2019, 8:56 AM EST David Kotok, chairman and chief investment officer at Cumberland Advisors, discusses the issues to watch for in the current earnings season. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.” (Source: Bloomberg)   Watch on Bloomberg’s site or embedded below: […]

European Growth Concerns Deepen

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: January 28, 2019
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by William "Bill" Witherell, Ph.D.

The latest economic indicators reveal that the economic slowdown in Europe persists. President Draghi of the European Central Bank (ECB) has underlined the continued weakness, expectations for softer near-term growth, and downside risks. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its economic projections for the euro area. Political uncertainties in Europe add to the headwinds […]

The Global Economy Moderation & International Equity Markets

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: December 18, 2018
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - The Global Economy Moderation and International Equity Markets

As 2018 draws to a close, economic growth in almost all economies, including that of the US, is moderating but is still expansionary and in most cases remains above long-term trends.   For the year 2018 as a whole, global growth looks likely to be the same as for 2017, 3.7%, with advanced economies advancing […]