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Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Bipartisan House Members: “Enough Is Enough”

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: September 17, 2020

The bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus (https://problemsolverscaucus-gottheimer.house.gov), led by Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and Tom Reed (R-NY) includes around 50 House members, both Republicans and Democrats. They have proposed a US pandemic aid package that amounts to $1.5 trillion and continues unemployment aid at $450/week, increasing over time to $600/week but not to exceed a […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Florida Schools & Florida’s Businesses?

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: September 13, 2020
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary - Florida Schools & Florida's Businesses

Dear snowbirds and tourists: There is no question that Florida’s businesses, restaurants, hotels, fishing guides, and theme parks need you and want you. It’s simple, our state economy depends on visitors, and we want you to come and we want you to spend your money. We’re hurting. Some have asked us about visiting us at […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – The Second Wave of COVID-19 Confronts Western Europe

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: September 9, 2020
CA-Market-Commentary-The Second Wave of COVID-19 Confronts Western Europe

The rebound in the European economies following the sharp fall in March and April is threatened by a second wave of COVID-19 cases. As a result of vacation travel and an easing of restrictions, case growth in Western Europe has returned to levels last seen in May, with 1,094,194 confirmed cases as of the end […]

Politico – Economy to dominate the stretch run

Author: , Post Date: September 8, 2020
David R. Kotok

Excerpt from… Economy to dominate the stretch run By BEN WHITE and AUBREE ELIZA WEAVER – 09/08/2020 Economy to dominate the stretch run — MM has written this before but it really came into focus this weekend as President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence began an assault to convince Americans that the economy […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Beveridge Curves

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: August 23, 2020
Beveridge Curves Aug 2020

We’ve prepared a series of Beveridge curve graphics so that readers can see the dramatic changes in the composition and direction of various labor-force-related measures. We are using a visual Beveridge curve approach. The charts (30 of them) are available from our website. Below is the link. https://cumber.com/pdf/Beveridge-Curves-Covid-Aug-2020.pdf The 30 charts are graphic and dramatic […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Japan’s Economy, Stocks, and Corporate Governance

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date:
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - Japan’s Economy, Stocks, and Corporate Governance

The Japanese economy, the globe’s third largest (following those of the US and China), shrank by a record 7.8% in the second quarter. This decline was less than the 9.5% fall in the US economy and the 10.1% drop in the German economy. However, it was more than double neighboring South Korea’s 3.3% drop. Taiwan’s […]

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 […]