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Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary –  Paulding County, Georgia

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: August 10, 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 […]

Barron’s – July Jobs Report: Better Than Expected, Better Than Feared

Author: , Post Date: August 7, 2020
Cumberland Advisors William Bill Witherell Ph.D.

July Jobs Report: Better Than Expected, Better Than Feared Excerpt from Barron’s – August 07, 2020 A portion of William Witherell, Ph.D.’s commentary, Why Investors Are Looking at Taiwan, was incorporated into Barron’s collective piece, “July Jobs Report: Better Than Expected, Better Than Feared“. This commentary was issued recently by money managers, research firms, and […]

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 […]

Favor Asia Economies That Are Managing Pandemic: Kotok (Radio)

Author: , Post Date: July 30, 2020
Cumberland's David Kotok on Bloomberg Radio

Favor Asia Economies That Are Managing Pandemic: Kotok (Radio) July 30, 2020 – Running time 06:26 David Kotok, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at Cumberland Advisors, on fiscal stimulus, the pandemic, and current investment outlook. Hosted by Paul Sweeney and Vonnie Quinn. LISTEN HERE: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2020-07-30/favor-asia-economies-that-are-managing-pandemic-kotok-radio NOTE: Links to other websites or electronic media controlled or […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – A Modest Proposal

Author: Robert Eisenbeis, Ph.D., Post Date: July 28, 2020
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - A Modest Proposal

“In practice, the Fed has never adopted operating procedures designed to control reserves in order to use the money multiplier relationship to control deposits.” (Goodfriend and Hargraves, “A Historical Assessment of the Rationales and Functions of Reserve Requirements,” Source: https://www.richmondfed.org) In response to the pandemic crisis, the Federal Reserve has cut the federal funds rate […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary –  Rebekah Jones

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: July 26, 2020
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - A Duel Over Data (Or, Three Cheers for Rebekah Jones)

A Duel Over Data (Or, Three Cheers for Rebekah Jones) On April 20, 2020, Dr. Deborah Birx, response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, praised the Florida Department of Health website for its useful detail: “The Florida Department of Health’s website is extraordinary, and this is what every department of health should have…. […]