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More volatility expected as Fed rate rise looms – Cumberland Advisors’ David Kotok

October 1, 2014

David Kotok, Cumberland Advisors

David Kotok, Cumberland Advisors

A healthy dose of fear has re-entered financial markets in the final three months of the year. The Chicago Board Options Exchange VIX, a widely tracked measure of market volatility, rose to a two-month high on Wednesday.

Bathrooms for everyone!

October 1, 2014
A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

The animal kingdom shrinks

September 30, 2014
A pair of black rhinoceros walk at the Imire Rhino and Wildlife Conservation Park near Marondera, east of Zimbabwe's capital Harare, September 22, 2014. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

A pair of black rhinoceros walk at the Imire Rhino and Wildlife Conservation Park near Marondera, east of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, September 22, 2014. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Ugh: student debt

September 29, 2014
Graduates from New York University (NYU) cheer during the commencement ceremony at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Graduates from New York University (NYU) cheer during the commencement ceremony at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A sartorial smackdown

September 26, 2014
A man demonstrates a T-shirt as he takes part in a campaign organized by activists of pro-Kremlin patriotic movements in central Moscow, September 23, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

A man demonstrates a T-shirt as he takes part in a campaign organized by activists of pro-Kremlin patriotic movements in central Moscow, September 23, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Raise a glass!

September 25, 2014
A waitress carries mugs of beer during the opening day of the 181st Oktoberfest in Munich September 20, 2014. Millions of beer drinkers from around the world will come to the Bavarian capital over the next two weeks for the Oktoberfest, which starts today and runs until October 5.                REUTERS/Michael Dalder

A waitress carries liters of Bavarian beer during the opening day of the 181st Oktoberfest in Munich on September 20, 2014. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Why steal a car when you can eat one?

September 24, 2014
Screengrab/REUTERS

Screengrab/REUTERS

Video: This is way more entertaining than The Hampton Classic

Yaks and their charges gather in a remote region of Pakistan for a friendly polo match.

Protests, a lawsuit and maybe a cocktail when you’re done

September 23, 2014
Police scuffle with protesters during the 'Flood Wall Street' demonstration in Lower Manhattan, New York on September 22, 2014. Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City's financial district on Monday and blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce Wall Street's role in raising money for businesses that contribute to climate change.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Police scuffle with protesters during the ‘Flood Wall Street’ demonstration in Lower Manhattan, New York on September 22, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Things are heating up

September 22, 2014
Demonstrators in animal costumes walk in the "People's Climate March" in central London September 21, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Demonstrators in animal costumes walk in the “People’s Climate March” in central London September 21, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Taking the ‘retire’ out of ‘retirement’

September 19, 2014

  The sun rises over the banks of the Rio de La Plata, in Buenos Aires

The sun rises over the banks of the Rio de La Plata, in Buenos Aires November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian