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.
Well, that was fast. h/t Doug Kass
My morning reading: • Doug Kass:”the Market Has Peaked for 2013? (The Street.com) • 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, 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, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Weeks ago Warren Buffett called on investors far and wide to be the "credentialed bear" at his Berkshire Hathaway's massive annual shareholder blowout in Omaha. Ultimately, Palm Beach hedge fund manager Doug Kass was selected, and as "credentialed" bear he got to ask the first question in front of thousands of onlookers today. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Hedge fund trader Doug Kass had his first brush with fame at the age of 10, when he appeared on a television quiz show, Tic-Tac-Dough, and won every day for a week.
Warren Buffett is shaking things up a little this year at the Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting. He's invited hedge fund manager Doug Kass, who is bearish on the company, to ask questions at the event. Kass, for his part, has shown signs of looking forward to being in a crowded arena with tons of people that completely disagree with him. Show More Summary
What does one ask the Oracle of Omaha? Investor Doug Kass will show us all next week at Berkshire Hathaway's investor day. For now, according to Bloomberg, he's doing some important things to prepare for the face-off. Buffett selected Kass, who manages the firm Seabreeze Partners Management, after putting out a call to the investment world. Show More Summary
Quote of the day Doug Kass, “Learn to survive under adverse market conditions by avoiding large losses, and learn how to prosper during good times. [...] The post Tuesday links: learning to survive appeared first on Abnormal Returns...