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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

Don't Bank on Banks Over the Near Term

Not surprisingly, banks are a bit weaker here on Monday morning. A reminder from a column I wrote on Friday afternoon, "Consider Lightening Up on Bank Stocks" (if you have a short-term time frame): I am not selling a share of my bank holdings but fo...

Dywerama on Oil

Some thoughts on oil from Tony Dwyer: The near 10% rise in the price of West Texas Intermediate-term Crude Oil (WTI) Front Month Contract is one of the most dramatic one-day rises in history. That has caused some to fear this rise could be the "stra...

Check Out This Volatility Play

This might be a good spot ($23.06) to establish or add to iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN . VXX, for the second week in a row, is my Trade of the Week.

The Book of Boockvar

There is always something going on, as my old pal Peter Boockvar, chief investment officer with Bleakley Advisory Group, points out:  I have to leave the geopolitics among Saudi Arabia, Iran, the US, etc, the supply/demand analysis of oil and how qu...

Opener Opens Eyes

My old pal Sir Larry Haverty (a very smart guy and straight shooter) responds to my opener, which is below this post: "Great insights from the bond area. I wasn't aware of the excesses developing. Meanwhile, before the oil problem, it looked like a ...

Investors in Stocks and Bonds Have Never Been So Uninformed

* The financial markets' DNA and structure have changed * The price momentum and dampened volatility delivered by mechanistic ETFs, quant and passive strategies in stocks and bonds combined with the liquidity provided by central bankers in suppressi...

Trading Aggressively and Opportunistically

* I was busy last week... Last week I made several significant portfolio changes: * Large Net Short Now: I continued to add to my short book and increased my aggregate net short exposure from medium-sized to large-sized. * Long Volatility: I establi...

Are Investors and Citizens as Safe as the Markets Assume We Are?

"Please continue to remember several of my questions that I ask myself everyday -- especially the last question (as it relates to the possibility of a trade war, which was heightened last week) In a paperless and cloudy world, are investors and citi...

Socrates, Yogi Berra and Donald Rumsfeld Walk Into a Bar...

As Danielle DiMartino Booth and I (in my opener) suggest, there is more bad news on the doorstep: With stocks at all-time highs, any significant correction will have a devastating effect on the 55% of boomers who have retirement savings; of the 10,0...

Just One More Tweet

Reuters: WeWork considers IPO valuation of as low as $10 billion. When you're robbing the bank, you'll take whatever the teller has in the drawer. — Five Minute Macro (@5_min_macro) September 13, 2019 Thanks for reading my Diary and enjoy your eveni...

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