Doug Kass is the president of Seabreeze Partners Management Inc. Until 1996, he was senior portfolio manager at Omega Advisors, a $6 billion investment partnership. Before that he was executive senior vice president and director of institutional equities of First Albany Corporation and JW Charles/CSG. He also was a General Partner of Glickenhaus & Co., and held various positions with Putnam Management and Kidder, Peabody.Expand

Kass received his bachelor's from Alfred University, and received a master's of business administration in finance from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School in 1972. He co-authored "Citibank: The Ralph Nader Report" with Nader and the Center for the Study of Responsive Law and currently serves as a guest host on CNBC's "Squawk Box."Collapse

Adding To Large Bond Short Real Money Pro($)

I moved to medium sized ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Yr(ETF) (TBT) long (Tweet of the Week link) and added to my large short iShares Barcl…

More About Bonds Real Money Pro($)

Speaking of bonds, the implied volatility in treasuries is at a more than four year low:
The 2-year U.S. note auction, very sensitive to expectations for Fed policy, was rock solid. The yield was about a half a basis point below the when issued and the bid to cover of 3.03 was well above the 12 month average of 2.70 and the best since November, 2015. Also of note, direct and indirect bidders took down 75% of the auction, well more than the one-year average of 58%.

Cashin Musings: Oil and Stocks Real Money Pro($)

Midday musings from Sir Arthur Cashin:
" The Fed Needs To Acknowledge a Slowing Economy" by Danielle DiMartino is an important read.
Apropos to my earlier post on the Nasdaq, Amazon (AMZN) , Alphabet (GOOGL) and Tesla (TSLA) put in sharp reversals this morning to the downside.

Recommended Auto Reading Real Money Pro($)

More Peak Autos, from Reuters.
* Momentum slowing?   My gut senses is that the Nasdaq may be getting tired. I have expanded my ProShares UltraPro …
* Selling Macy's Inc. (M) and taking it off my Best Ideas List   "Tiptoe through the window By the window, that is where I'l…

Trade of the Week: Long TBT Real Money Pro($)

Last week's Trade of the Week -- long Twitter (TWTR) -- was terrific, with the shares jumping by more than 10% over the five-day trading week…


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