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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

Extending My Long Trip on Boeing

I have expanded my Boeing position to very large. In my view, the shares might have "finally" turned. That said, this is not a short-term rental -- it's a long-term lease. Out to a short business lunch, back at 1:30 p.m.

Micron Trade Update

Last week's Trade of the Week -- Micron (short) -- is down by another $1 and is now almost $4/share lower than last Tuesday.

I Just Don't See It

Notwithstanding the strong and persistent price momentum I don't see the basis for further gains: * The Fed Is Pushing on A String: The Fed has now cut three times and there is no meaningful improvement in the domestic economic data. Indeed, as ment...

Tweet of the Day (Part Trois)

Will corporate debt maturities get ugly? US Corporate Debt Maturities 2020: $690B 2021: $805B 2022: $810B 2023: $785B 2024: $800B *investment grade and junk maturities. $1T US government deficits to be financed as well, crowding out? Via @BearTrapsR...

What Has Changed at the Margin Over the Past Week

* Three weeks ago I introduced a new column in my Diary * Rate of change (absolutely and relative to expectations) is likely the most important near-term determinant of stock prices * On balance, last week's data-based changes (four positive, one ne...

Recap of Recent Actions

A reminder that I recently: * (Reluctantly) pared back my very large positions in Citigroup , Bank of America and Wells Fargo to medium in size  * Eliminated Facebook * Reduced from very large to medium in size in Alphabet and Amazon

More on VXX

Peter Boockvar just sent me this email, which nicely modifies my iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN purchase. (My Trade of the Week, below): As we enter the week with hopes for some trade document by week's end and as we all debate wh...

Trade of the Week: VXX

My Trade of the Week is long the iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN , which closed last Friday at 18.64. * Last week's Trade of the Week (short Micron at $49.62) served us well, producing a nearly 5% return in four days. * Let's try t...

Chart of the Day

NowCast from @NewYorkFed  --Real GPD well under +1% for Q4:  

The Book of Boockvar

Hong Kong and China from Peter Boockvar: The continued and disturbing impact on life, limb, civility, business, etc. of the Hong Kong protests -- where I applaud the stance and messaging but there seems to be no end in sight -- is back to negatively...

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