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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

Investing in MS

I have initiated a Morgan Stanley long at $31.35. I will have more on this investment later this week.

Reaching Out to Subscribers

What subjects would you like me to cover in my Diary that I am not adequately writing about currently? Please respond in the Comments Section.

From the Street of Dreams

Several moves in stocks I am involved with: * MKM upgrades with a $64/share price target. (The shares are +$2 or +4%)  * Goldman place on its Best Ideas List with a $61/share price target. (The share are down by-1%). * Keefe upgraded with a $120/sha...

A Contrast in the Cost of Capital

* Viacom, Yum Brands and Carnival go to the debt markets A week ago Viacom sold $2.5 billion of bonds at around 4.6%. A few days ago Yum Brands at approximately 7.75%. Today, Carnival is raising about $4 billion at between 12%-13%.

Buying Now

With the S&P Index down by about 105 handles, I just purchased a large tranche of many of my stocks (in the hole).

Daily Affirmations: Dougie Kass

* Today's affirmation incorporates the wisdom of The Oracle of Omaha * "And, that's okay" " I am going to write a good Diary on Real Money Pro today... and I am going to help people. Because I am good enough, I am smart enough and doggone it, people...

Midday Markets

At midday, the markets are at their day's lows: * Breadth is 13-1 negative. * Oil is flat. * Gold +$7.80. * Bonds are higher in price and lower in yield (the 10 year U.S. note is at yield of 0.61%). I have done no trades since the opening.

Tweets of the Day (Part Three and Four)

Regardless of market view, I continue to be unsurprised by the consensus and "Group Stink" permeating the financial media. If nothing else, it is consistent. There is little outside of the envelope or "second level thinking." — Douglas Kass (@DougKa...

The Gospel According to Tony Dwyer

Demonizing the only buyer is a bad idea The market is seeing a weak opening following a relief rally that still left the S&P 500 (SPX) with the worst quarterly performance since 2008 and the worst Q1 in our nation's history at down 20%. Remember, th...

Tweet of the Day (Part Deux)

Believe there will be 3 phases to the economic data in this crisis: At first, the reality will be much worse than it looks. Then it should be about as bad as it looks. Finally, the situation on the ground will improve but the data will lag, and it w...

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