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Rumors That Carl Icahn Has Taken A Stake In Whole Foods Send The Stock Soaring (WFM)

Shares of Whole Foods were up more than 4% in morning trade following rumors that Carl Icahn has taken a large stake in the company. The rumor was first reported by Noted investor Doug Kass also commented on Twitter...Show More Summary

It’s a Low, Low, Low, Low, Rate World

  Inquiring minds want to know: What is up with Yields ? Yesterday, Seabreeze Partners fund manager Doug Kass sent me a Bloomberg chart showing the 20 lowest developed nations’ 10 year bond yield. Astonishingly, the United States is number 16.  The US Treasury 10 year bond yields a little better more than Norway (#15),...Read More

Minsky Moment: The Roles Of Complacency And Volatility

By George Acs: I read an excellent article by Doug Kass yesterday. Most of all it explained the origin and definition of the expression "Minsky Moment" that had suddenly come into vogue and received frequent mention late this past week. Show More Summary

DOUG KASS: I've Been Blacklisted From CNBC — Here's Why

Fund manager Doug Kass, who runs Seabreeze Partners, writes in a new column that he hasn't been invited back on CNBC because of comments he made in a New York Post article last August. Kass, who has been a regular guest on...Show More Summary

Christmas For the Jews!

Doug Kass put together this great list of amusing videos: Melissa McQueen and Hot Box, “All I Want for Christmas Is Jews” (parody of the famous Mariah Carey song); Darlene Love, “Christmas Time for the Jews” (my favorite, “Saturday Night Live”); Adam Sandler, “The Chanukah Song” (“Saturday Night Live”); Steve Martin, “A Holiday Wish” (“Saturday...Read More


Trade universe for tomorrow MUB daily. A possible trendline break. Some love for CEF Munis from Doug Kass. Inconceivable.Good trading and great risk management to all.Educational use only. Never intended as investment advice.

10 Mid-Week AM Reads

My morning reading: • Doug Kass:”the Market Has Peaked for 2013? (The • SPACS SUCK, FILM AT 11: Thriving Financial Product, Despite a Record of Failure (Dealbook) • BlackBerry – and Nokia’s – Fundamental Failing (strat?chery ) see also HOW BLACKBERRY FELL (Elements) • Next Fed Head Should Meet the Bernie Sanders/Elizabeth Warren Standard...Read More

Doug Kass Compares Himself To Johnny Depp As He Gives 10 Reasons Why The Stock Market Has Peaked

Doug Kass, head of Seabreeze Partners, has been bearish on stocks for most of the year. "I'm getting the 'summer of 1987 feeling' in the U.S. equity market," Kass told CNBC in February, "which means we're headed for a sharp fall." Yesterday,...Show More Summary

DOUG KASS 'Twitter Empowers Mean, Weak, Angry, Misinformed People'

Doug Kass, the fund manager at Seabreeze Partners, quit Twitter in June. Lots of people were bummed, as Kass can be extremely colorful. In an interview yesterday on CNBC's "Fast Money", he explained his decision to abandon the medium...Show More Summary

10 Thursday AM Reads

My morning reads: • 22 Insights From The Most Successful Investors In History (Business Insider) • Doug Kass: I’m still a bear and Twitter is useless (MarketWatch) • What if the Stock Market Were a Bond? (Crossing Wall Street) • Is the U.S. Economy Exiting a Micro-Recession? (Political Calculations) • Major economies out of sync...Read More

Doug Kass Leaves Twitter, Blames 'Too Many Haters'

Wall Street veteran Doug Kass is signing off from Twitter. At least for a while, he says. "I've been on twitter for a while now," tweeted Kass. "I try to provide thoughtful tweets that may help traders/investors. But too many haters." Kass earned legendary status by calling the March 2009 "generational" bottom in the stock market. Show More Summary

DOUG KASS: This Is A Great Time To Buy Gold (GLD)

Gold futures are well off their 52-week high of $1,804 per ounce. They are currently at about $1,394.50 per ounce. Hedge fund manager Doug Kass thinks it's a great time to buy gold. "There is probably no better time to consider diversifying...Show More Summary

Doug Kass Says Buy Gold

By David Zanoni: Doug Kass, the President of Seabreeze Partners, who previously called the stock market bottom in March of 2009, has now turned bullish on gold. He admits that the intrinsic value of gold is difficult to evaluate and previously expressed his negative view of the yellow metal, but his bearish outlook has recently changed. Show More Summary

With One Hour Of Trading To Go, The Ghost Of Divergences Past Arrives

As the world of equity asset-gatherers is desparate to point out the 'bubble' talk must mean bonds, we offer a few charts as a gentle reminder of reality... And as Doug Kass noted the last two times the S&P 500 hit all-time high and closed down more than 1% from that high were 10/11/07 & 3/24/00... Show More Summary

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reading: • S&P 500 Returns to Record While U.S. Treasuries Advance (Bloomberg) but see S&P 500 Revenues Disappoint (Dr.Ed’s Blog) • I Was Wrong: Doug Kass Gives Mea Culpa on Bearish Views (Moneybeat) • The New Buyers of ETFs (Wealth Management) • Alternative Marketing for Alternative Investments (Social Science Research Network) •...Read More

DOUG KASS: Here Are My 31 Favorite Books On Investing

Everyone loves a good book on investing, economics, or a fresh take on finance. With all of the titles floating around out there, though, it can be hard to sort through the pile. "Doug Kass has a terrific reading list," says Blackstone Vice Chairman Byron Wien. Show More Summary

A Berkshire Bear in Omaha

Shareholders at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting saw a unique sight: Warren Buffett invited Doug Kass -- a certified Berkshire short-seller -- to ask tough questions throughout the day. Motley Fool analysts Joe Magyer and Rex Moore,...Show More Summary

A Few Words About Alan Abelson

We learned of the sad news of Alan Abelson’s passing yesterday. I know so many people who have “Abelson stories” — from Doug Kass to Stephanie Pomboy to David Rosenberg to Phillip Dunne. Hopefully, these folks will share some of their memories about the man and the writer in the coming days. (Josh does a...Read More

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