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

S&P Futures Action Not Normal Real Money Pro($)

I am just completing my opener, which reinforces my short bond thesis, but before I do I wanted to point out the volatility of the overnight S&P futures session.
| Mar 31, 2015
| 5:16 PM EDT
When the tide goes out is when we will find out how ugly things really are. The waters are getting more turbul...

Good Day for Muni Funds Real Money Pro($)

It was a fine day for closed-end municipal bond funds today -- particularly in light of the limited movement in interest rates.

Rips and Dips Real Money Pro($)

The afternoon session, in a market heavily dominated by HFT and price momentum strategies, will close based on the "last program standing." (Kill the Quants Before They Kill Us!)

Market on Close Real Money Pro($)

At 3:47 p.m., there was $1.9 billion to sell market on close.

Twitter's New Tool Real Money Pro($)

I have written a lot recently about the potential opportunity of Twitter's (TWTR) new Periscope app.

The Changing Cable Landscape Real Money Pro($)

As many are aware, I am short Comcast (CMCSA), and the shares were recently put on my Best Ideas List.

Corn, Wheat and CAT Real Money Pro($)

Corn and wheat prices tumble on USDA data.
Former Fed Chairman, Ben Bernanke, writes "Why Are Interest Rates So Low?"
| Mar 31, 2015
| 1:42 PM EDT
A negative for long time short, Caterpillar.

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