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“Puerto Rico Debt” Session III

VIDEO January 19, 2014

Speaker / Author

David Kotok

Chief Investment Officer of Cumberland Advisors

David Kotok co-founded Cumberland Advisors in 1973 and has been its Chief Investment Officer since inception. David’s articles and financial market commentaries have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and other publications. He is a frequent contributor to Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio, Yahoo Finance TV, and other media. He has authored or co-authored four books, including the second edition of "From Bear to Bull with ETFs" and "Adventures in Muniland". He holds a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. in organizational dynamics from the School of ... Read More

Robert Kurtter

Managing Director for U.S. State and Regional Ratings, Moody's Investors Service

Robert Kurtter has been with Moody’s since 1991 and is the managing director for U.S. State and Regional Ratings. He formerly was the team leader for the State & High Profile Ratings team as well as the lead analyst for New York City. He has also been the lead analyst for numerous other states across the country. Robert is also a member of Moody’s Public Sector Credit Committee. Prior to joining Moody’s, Robert served as deputy county executive for finance in Suffolk County, New York. Robert also served in New York State legislative staff positions, including as the director of budget ... Read More

David Hitchcock

Senior Director in Standard and Poor’s State Group

David G. Hitchcock has worked at Standard and Poor's for 33 years. He currently is a senior director in Standard and Poor’s state group, involved in state rating and rating committees and serving in particular as primary analyst for the states of New York, Michigan, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Kansas, Wyoming and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as back up analyst for California, Massachusetts, Connecticut and many other states. Previously he was in Standard and Poor’s state and local government group and was sector leader at various times for pension and OPEB issues, charter schools, special tax ... Read More