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

| Feb 26, 2015
| 8:00 AM EST
ESPN: Feb. 26, 2015: Full squad first workout, New York Yankees FINALLY!

The Week so Far, in a Nutshell Real Money Pro($)

"Apple Exceeds Emini Volume" questions whether AAPL shares had a "blow-off top" early in the week. "Apple's Price Gains Distort the Market" highlighted the outsized role of Apple on the broader market. Plus, my Apple view was summarized in Barron's. My Trade of the Week shorting the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology (IBB) at an average cost of $338.85 was principally based on my cautious market view and an overbought view of the Index. The index closed slightly higher than my cost basis. Based on comments, my closing post, "See Ya in the Funny Papers," got a lot of interest in my Diary. On Tuesday, I delivered a negative analysis of Wal-Mart (WMT); the shares were down by about $1 per share in Wednesday's trading. Fed Chair Janet Yellen's second day of testimony was anti-climactic. Again, I felt she was neither hawkish nor dovish on Tuesday, just talking gibberish. This morning, S&P 500
| Feb 26, 2015
| 7:23 AM EST
You cannot be serious? The 10 year Spanish bond falls 12 basis points overnight to yield under 1.25%. https://...

See Ya in the Funny Papers Real Money Pro($)

I often debate the benefits of fundamental vs. technical analysis with subscribers and other Real Money contributors. Here is a great explanation:

A Friendly Reminder Real Money Pro($)

Remember: Buyers live higher, but sellers live lower.
| Feb 25, 2015
| 1:49 PM EST
Tech as High Fashion. Apple takes out 12 page ad for Apple Watch in March issue of Vogue
| Feb 25, 2015
| 1:48 PM EST
Barron's tech writer Tiernan Ray quoted from my Apple analysis extensively in the magazine's online version th...

Midday Musings Real Money Pro($)

From Sir Arthur Cashin (plus my take):

Today's Trades Real Money Pro($)

My trading activity has been light today, and I am probably about done as I have scheduled research calls throughout the balance of the day. While I want to add to my short book, I respect the momentum I mentioned in my opener.

Hanson on Housing Data Real Money Pro($)

Real estate maven Mark Hanson disputes the rosy analysis of the recent housing data:

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