Tag Archives: International Equity ETF

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Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – International Equity ETF Q3 Overview and Outlook

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: October 5, 2020
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - William 'Bill' Witherell - International Equity ETF Q3 Overview and Outlook

The global economy is expected to have registered a stronger than anticipated rebound in the third quarter with record-breaking growth rates after output collapsed in the first half of the because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The reopening of businesses and the easing of lockdowns and other restrictions in many countries allowed the rapid pickup in […]

4Q2019 Review: International ETF

Author: Matthew McAleer, Post Date: January 3, 2020
Matthew C. McAleer - Executive Vice President & Director of Equity Strategies

As noted in our Q3 review, the foreign equity markets showed strong resilience in the face of constant headline news throughout 2019. As noted in our Q3 review, the foreign equity markets showed strong resilience in the face of constant headline news throughout 2019. Both developed and emerging markets rallied sharply through December as both […]

4Q 2019 Review: International Equity Markets

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: January 2, 2020
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by William "Bill" Witherell, Ph.D.

International equity markets – that is, stock markets outside the US – finished the year robustly, with the iShares MSCI All Country ex US ETF, ACWX, gaining 7% in the 4th quarter on a total return basis. For the year as a whole, ACWX gained 16.5%. While this was less than the US market’s 28.3% […]

3Q 2019 Review: International Equity ETF

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: September 19, 2019
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by William "Bill" Witherell, Ph.D.

With just nine market days remaining in the third quarter, international equity markets (those outside the US) are coming to the close of another quarter of high volatility. Market volatility continues to be driven by the destabilizing effects of the escalating US-China trade and technology disputes, as well as unresolved trade issues the US has […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Investing in European Equities

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: July 10, 2019
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - EUROPE MAP

Just days after US President Trump announced a ceasefire and resumption of trade negotiations with China, the US Trade Representative proposed new tariffs on 89 European Union (EU) goods worth $4 billion. These levies are in response to concerns about aircraft subsidies and would be added to the $21 billion list of potential tariffs the […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – 2Q 2019 Review: International Equity ETF

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: June 20, 2019
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - Review: International Equity ETF

In the next-to-last week of the second quarter, the factors that have led to high volatility in the global equity markets during the quarter are still present. Foremost among these are the destabilizing effects of rising trade and technology tensions, which are hurting the manufacturing sectors in many countries, disrupting global value chains, and weighing […]

1Q2019 Review: International Equity ETF

Author: William Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: March 20, 2019
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by William "Bill" Witherell, Ph.D.

International equity markets recovered strongly in the first two and a half months of 2019. This followed last year’s sharp drop in global markets, particularly in December. The revival in investment sentiment has occurred despite a moderation in global economic growth, which has eased from an annual pace of 3.8% in 2018 to 3.4% this […]