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

I have made 3-4 good trades in gold in a row over the last few months (with average point gains each time of $3 to $4 on the SPDR Gold Trust ETF&…

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Adding to SPY Short Real Money Pro($)

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I have repeatedly mentioned the potential breakdown of the Deutsche Boerse AG German Stock Index DAX this week.   The DAX is getti…

My Faves of the Week Real Money Pro($)

On most Fridays I review and reflect on my articles written during the week. 

Once More, With Feeling Real Money Pro($)

As I mentioned this morning I am basically "over my skis" short, as I am seeing typical market cycle-ending conditions, coupled with my valuation and fundamental concern. As I stated earlier:

Gold Looks Good Real Money Pro($)

SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) looks strong technically. Though I rarely trade commodities -- such as the yellow metal -- when I do, I trade …

Subscriber Comment of The Week Real Money Pro($)

My pal, subscriber Robbo, observes in reaction to my post this morning on talking heads:

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Seabreeze Partners' Doug Kass noted this on Thursday: "[I]f all the Republicans get is to 25 percent - where the S&P effective rate is essent…
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