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Debt Limit, The Fed, Interest Rates

January 01, 1970

David R. Kotok, chairman and chief investment officer of Cumberland Advisors and GIC vice chair of the central banking series, provided the following analysis: Debt Limit, The Fed, Interest Rates October 2, 2013, Day 2 of the government shutdown. “Today’s shutdown is the culmination of over two years of political turmoil in the wake of […]

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Perspectives: Choppy Atlantic Waters Ahead?

September 30, 2013

Originally published at http://www.europeaninstitute.org/EA-September-2013/perspectives-choppy-atlantic-waters-ahead.html. Reposted with permission of the author.   THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTE European Affairs Perspectives: Choppy Atlantic Waters Ahead?  [1] By J. Paul Horne Following Germany’s federal election on Sunday, September 22, there may be a growing risk of another chapter in the Euro crisis saga that began in late 2009.  Causes could be […]

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Weckesser Provides Additional Commentary on China

June 03, 2013

Timothy Weckesser, Ph.D., GIC board member, provided the following analysis on China: An historic meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Barack Obama is scheduled this week at a private estate in California. This is quite a change from previous meetings between US and China heads of state. Where all previous meetings have been surrounded […]

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Weckesser Comments on China

May 10, 2013

Timothy Weckesser, Ph.D., GIC board member, provided the following analysis on China: Mr. Gu just returned home from Beijing on May 2nd after a two-week business trip on behalf of clients. The highlight of the trip was that, although the new Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang government is only two months young, one can already […]

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Fiscal Cliff and True Reform: Short-Term Band-Aids and Long-Term Constructive Surgery

January 01, 1970

Special Commentary by John Silvia, Chief Economist, Wells Fargo Securities and Member of GIC Society of Fellows

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China Market Update

January 01, 1970

Timothy Weckesser, Ph.D., is a Member of the GIC Board of Directors and President & CEO of Sino-Consulting

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“Thank you, Greece, for Saving the Euro!”

January 01, 1970

This article was published in The European Institute’s journal, “European Affairs” on January 2, 2013, by GIC Board Member and Independent International Market Economist, J. Paul Horne.

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David Kotok on the Election and the Fiscal Cliff

January 01, 1970

Re-elected President Obama and Fiscal Cliff The almost interminable season of acrimony is over.  We have the results.  The Obama-led wing of the Democrat party will continue leading the nation in finance, economic matters and social direction.   One hopes the nation sets aside the meanness that we have witnessed and becomes serious about compromise.  […]

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