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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

Nothing Now

At a late lunch.  

Both Equity and Credit Market Pricing Are Artificial

* Pretend and extend? * Caveat emptor This morning's opening missive addressed the absence of natural price discovery in equities. Over the last few months we have had a similar discussion (in our Comments Section) about the same issue in the credit...

Subscriber Comment of the Day (and My Response!)

Tattoo522 dougie kass  This statement is far too generic to be valid. How is selling a put on a stock any different than buying 100 shares? Answer: it's safer, because you have the premium/credit you collected as an additional buffer against down mo...

From the Street of Dreams

Jefferies upgraded Citigroup this morning. After an initial jump, C is now in the red in a green market. This may be supportive of my notion in this morning's bank post that the stocks are going to tread water to move lower over the short term. That...

Not So Tweet

Twitter was my Trade of the Week at $31.72. It wasn't a brilliant idea - the birdie laid an egg.

Shorts

Pressing shorts further this morning.

Kass: Will Kraft Heinz Be an Investment Call to Arms by Warren Buffett?

Buffett 'knows' Kraft Heinz well (he'd been on the Board for several years) and is capable of making a quick decision.

Tweet of the Day (Part Deux)

From Rosie (and I agree 100%): Home sales. Capex orders. Philly Fed. Conference Board Leading indicator. Trade numbers out of Korea, Japan and Thailand. I have never seen such incredibly weak data been so readily dismissed by the economics consensus...

The Book of Boockvar

The data softens, here's Peter Boockvar: Putting aside the Fed's positive influence on the equity market rally this year, the other of course is the hopes for a substantive deal with China and the elimination of the tariffs. After reading below abou...

Will Berkshire Hathaway Buy More or All of Kraft Heinz?

*It's a non trivial possibility! Overnight I reflected upon the abysmal news at Kraft Heinz : * SEC accounting probe * EPS miss (based principally on rising costs as top line growth was, more or less, in line) * Lower profit guidance (see above, cou...

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