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Doug Kass

 

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. 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."

 

 

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Recent Articles By The Author

At the Bandstand

"Music is the soundtrack of life." - Dick Clark After some early buying, stocks closed near their lows today. FANG pulled off a revival led by a robust rise in Amazon and a good move in Google . Chip stocks got slammed again. Autos were bludgeoned.....

Making a Move in Hartford Financial

I have moved my investment in Hartford Financial from medium-sized to large-sized today.

Auction Action

I am all about interest rates this week as the more rapid climb in rates is becoming a meaningful hurdle for the equity market. There was another poor auction this afternoon. After the awful two year note auction yesterday, today's five year was mer...

Getting Technical With the Divine Ms. M

I thought the Divine Ms. M's observations were interesting this morning and "bears" repeating: The interesting thing about the chart of the Summation Index is that in many ways it mimics that of the ratio of small caps to large caps. The Summation p...

The Investment Mosaic is Complex

"I never knew how easy the game of baseball was until I entered the broadcasting booth." - Mickey Mantle I am now watching CNBC "Fast Money" and their discussion of the merits of Intel . Intel, like Micron , is a continued example of how price momen...

GM Is Still A 'Value Trap'

General Motors hit another low this morning -- underscoring and putting an exclamation point to my "Peak Autos" thesis in place for over a year. My analysis suggests that there will be a large guidedown by the company ahead. GM remains on my Best Id...

Adding to SPY Short

Adding to my very large short at $291.40 now.

Inspire Brands Noshes on Sonic: Are There Any Other Values in the Restaurant Space?

* Papa Johns may be the next restaurant stock to be acquired This morning, Inspire Brands, the parent company of Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings has announced the acquisition of Sonic .  The proposed deal is being done at about 15.5x 12-month trailing...

Ludacris Forecast

My Ludacris forecast is that both Square and Twitter are acquired by Alphabet! What's your fantasy?

Adding to Some Longs, Upping My Comcast Bid

Adding further to the following longs: Hartford Financial Services Group , Twitter and DowDuPont . I am raising my Comcast bid to $35.25. (more on the company later in the day). That said, I remain in a sizeable net short exposure -- at the highest ...