Tag Archives: Iran


Instant View: Iran Missile Attack Roils Financial Markets

Author: , Post Date: January 8, 2020

Excerpt from… Instant View: Iran Missile Attack Roils Financial Markets Jan. 8, 2020 – By Reuters SINGAPORE — An Iranian rocket attack on U.S. forces based in Iraq has sent markets into turmoil and investors racing for safety. Here are analyst views on the market moves: SEAN CALLOW, FX ANALYST, WESTPAC, SYDNEY “The weight of […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Year-End & 2020 Forecast Note #8 – 52 Targets

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: January 6, 2020
Market Commentary - Cumberland Advisors - Year-End-&-2020-Forecast-Notes 8 - 52 Targets (Iran)

We may not like the direction of the world, but our task as investment advisors is to set aside personal and political views when we make buy-sell-hold decisions for client portfolios that we manage. As we proceed into 2020, our US ETF portfolio will continue to be overweight the defense and aerospace subsector of America’s […]

Kim, Trump, Thucydides

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: May 24, 2018
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by David Kotok

Trump’s cancellation of the Kim summit meeting clearly draws lines in the sand. Trump’s position cannot now be reversed for a longer period of time than was contemplated just hours ago. We now have an unpredictable escalation path. Kim’s behavior in destroying tunnels, underground mountain rail lines, and other parts of his nuclear test site […]