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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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The Rose Colored Glasses Crowd Is Ecstatic

The post-Fed rally from the lows to basically unchanged is being greeted by very bullish commentary in the business media after the close. One would have thought that the S&P was +40 handles today instead of being up +1 handle and with negative brea...

That's the Ticket

I have my buy tickets ready for the purchase of . But nothing yet...

Tweet of the Day (Part Trois)

And it's a doozy: Jay Powell and the Federal Reserve Fail Again. No “guts,” no sense, no vision! A terrible communicator! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 18, 2019

And the Fed Says...

From Peter Boockvar: So the Fed gave a one word answer for the fully expected 25 bps rate cut and that was "In light of the implications of global developments for the economic outlook as well as muted inflation pressures." As stated here many times...

I Sold My VXX Long Into the Market Drop Following the Fed Announcement

* Sold at $23.50 Yesterday I wrote the following regarding my long VXX position: My Trade of the Week is long volatility, the iPath Series B S&P 500® VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX) . I added at $23.06 on Monday (trading at $23.60 before Tuesday's ...

Shorting the Post-Fed Ramp

Since I conclude that, based on the Fed votes (coincident with the 25 bps cut), this will likely be the last rate cut this year, I have aggressively shorted the ramp post Fed announcement. This could be viewed as market unfriendly. I added to short ...

Oil Vey!

* I plan to continue to avoid energy shares * As I have for most of the last decade "If you own oils, I would scale them back. If they didn't move after the Middle East burned, I don't know what they will do if the economy keeps slowing. Seems hopel...

Subscriber Comment of the Day

Thomas C • 3 hours ago some more color on the repo rates from MS: Repo Drama - "The normally staid overnight repurchase agreement market has seen some wild swings in the last three days. Normally tied closely to the fed funds rate, an unexpected sur...

Danielle Responds

Danielle DiMartino Booth responds to my opener: Dougie Thanks for the shout out. I think Q4 earnings estimates will turn negative very soon.

Tweet of the Day (Part Deux)

These might be dumb questions but: * Why should short term traders opine on macroeconomic forecasts and Fed policy? * Why should economists opine on individual stocks? * Why should technicians opine on fundamentals (and vice versa)? Why does everyon...

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