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Doug Kass is the president of Seabreeze Partners Management Inc.Expand

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."Collapse

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Doug Kass

 | Sep 28, 2016 | 9:53 AM EDT
Two popular stocks (and two of my shorts), Starbucks (SBUX) and Disney (DIS) , continue to…
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Doug Kass

 | Sep 28, 2016 | 9:47 AM EDT
I purchased ProShares UltraShort S&P 500 ETF (SDS) at $16.48; I'm medium in size.…
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Doug Kass

 | Sep 28, 2016 | 9:42 AM EDT
My pal Peter Boockvar of The Lindsey Group invokes Buffalo Springfield ("there's something happening here") in his morning commentary: The 2s/10s…
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Doug Kass

 | Sep 28, 2016 | 9:31 AM EDT
"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in." --The Godfather I am a $16.50-or-lower buyer of ProShares UltraShort S&P 500…
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Doug Kass

 | Sep 28, 2016 | 9:06 AM EDT
For old times' sake, I wanted to share my first column written for TheStreet in 1997 with all of you. One of the lessons I have learned over the last…
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Doug Kass

 | Sep 28, 2016 | 8:26 AM EDT
"How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did…
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Doug Kass

 | Sep 27, 2016 | 3:58 PM EDT
Mr. Market. But it seems, these days, the market is again resuming to have no memory from day to day. Bonds' stronger price, lower in yield. The 10-year yield is down three basis points (bps) and the long bond by nearly 5 bps. Importantly the yield curve is really flattening; with the 2s/10s spread down to only 81 bps I remain short the iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas. Bond ETF (TLT) . Brokerages and banks rally after being sharply lower on Tuesday. I am short Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) -- but small Insurance reversing yesterday's "schmeissing." I added to my large Hartford Financial Services (HIG) long. Retail a good sector led by Home Depot (HD) and Target (TGT) . Technology +. Twitter keeps chirping. (T)FANG, save Tesla (TSLA) . Coca-Cola (KO) rallies after recent weakness. (Not good for me, 'cause I am short.) The Bad The price of crude oil is lower today, down by $1.22 to $44.71 a barrel. Gold weaker: down $14 lower to $1330. The Ugly Can't find problem children today.  Programming note: There will be no "Takeaways" as I am going to see the movie "Sully."
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Doug Kass

 | Sep 27, 2016 | 2:33 PM EDT
Given my assessment of reward vs. risk I am taking Twitter (TWTR) off of my Best Ideas List for a gain of…
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Doug Kass

 | Sep 27, 2016 | 1:45 PM EDT
I can't find a high conviction Trade of the Week (long or short) so I will pass this week.   As I mentioned in the …
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Doug Kass

 | Sep 27, 2016 | 12:33 PM EDT
I worship at the altar of reward vs. risk. This is the religion that guides my exposures. The S&P 500 is currently trading at 2158. Here is…

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