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.Expand

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."Collapse

While press is all abuzz about Rosenstein, the primary market influence remains the China tariffs and apparent cancellation of the trade talks.

On Shiny Objects Real Money Pro($)

Last week I wrote a negative column on trading shiny objects. The action in the interim interval confirms my concerns.

Added to My Shorts Real Money Pro($)

I have added to my short exposure this morning in keeping with my opener. I am shorting more (QQQ) and (SPY) , which are already sizable.

The Book of Boockvar Real Money Pro($)

My good pal Peter Boockvar, chief investment officer at Bleakley Advisory Group, looks at China, monetary policy and overseas economic data this morning: 
"Tops are a process, bottoms are an event."

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Comcast (CMCSA) has outbid Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) in an auction for SKY over the weekend. CMCSA closed at $37.90 on Friday and I exp…

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US 10-Year Yield: 3.07% German 10-Year Yield: 0.46% Spread at a record high: 2.61%. pic.twitter.com/lZLCnAXIad — Charlie Bilello (@charliebilello) Septe

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What if the dollar conundrum is no mystery at all, and purely a reflection of the US deficit going parabolic? https://t.co/4fM8c9fCyS — Danielle DiMartino (@DiMartinoBooth)

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Interestingly, the NDX, the Russell 2000, Transports and Mid-Cap 400 indices all ended down on the week. Thanks for reading my Diary and enjoy the weekend.

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Twitter (TWTR) is likely trading lower on news, revealed by Techcrunch that a Twitter bug sent user direct messages to developers for over 12 months.

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