Tag Archives: Global Economy


Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Chinese Economy: Global Locomotive but Significant Risks

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: July 20, 2020
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - Chinese Economy Global Locomotive but Significant Risks

China’s economy, the second largest in the world after that of the United States, is recovering from a sharp slowdown in the first quarter of the year. The first estimate of the annualized second-quarter GDP growth rate is +3.2% versus 2.4% expected, a strong reversal from -6.8% in the first quarter. The advance indicates that […]

Global Economy Strengthening with Upside and Downside Risks Broadly Balanced

Author: Bill Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: April 27, 2018
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary - Bill Witherell, Ph.D.

Last week the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank brought together in Washington the world’s finance ministers, central bankers, financial experts and economists, other government officials, and invited representatives from the private sector, academia, and civil society organizations. A central issue for discussion at these meetings is the outlook […]