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Twitter Soars On Speculation About Icahn Stake, Yahoo Buy (TWTR)

Twitter's stock ended up almost 7% on a mixed day for other tech stocks — and the rise seems to be based on a couple of bits of speculation. First, fund manager Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners made a 2015 prediction that Carl Icahn would take a 9.9% stake in Twitter, which would in turn spark a bidding war between Facebook and Twitter. Show More Summary

Apple: Kass Ponders Triumph He Won’t Predict

Noted Apple (AAPL) bear Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners today offers up in his daily missives some new-year surprises that might be in store, one of which, an “improbable” one, in his own view, is that his bear thesis might be wrong on Apple and the stock might end 2015 as a must-own name. Kass, who [...]

Doug Kass Went To Woodstock And Other Anecdotes/Market Calls From The Self-Proclaimed Savant

Doug Kass is a short-seller, and a chatty one, at that, so he can’t help himself when things look like they finally might start to turn his way. Like next year, for instance, a “pivot point for the market,” if you will. “The year of reckoning,” even. Show More Summary

Short Seller Doug Kass on Malinvestment, Permanent QE, the Global Economy

Aaron Task did a nice video interview of famed short seller Doug Kass on Yahoo! Finance. I am waiting to pull the trigger, says Kass. Kass’s contrarian views are well known on Wall Street. Last December, he predicted that global economic...Show More Summary

Doug Kass: The Day The Market Died

Here is Doug Kass' latest: "The Day the Market Died" (to be sung to the tune of Don McLean's " American Pie" and with special recognition to Sean Brady and Tom Kearney who originally presented this concept after the Nasdaq blew up in 2000). Show More Summary

Apple: Kass Questions Icahn’s Optimism

Seabreeze Partners‘s Doug Kass, a noteworthy bear on Apple (AAPL) of late, today took exception to the optimism about Apple’s business shown by Carl Icahn in an open letter the latter published addressing Apple CEO Tim Cook. Icahn thinks the stock is worth $203 per share, rather than a recent $102.07, and in support of [...]

Seabreeze: Buy Oaktree On Gross’s Departure

Bill Gross’s departure has sent up Janus Capital’s (JNS) stock more than 33% in trading Friday, but Seabreeze’s Doug Kass thinks that investors should be piling into Oaktree Capital (OAK) instead. Kass writes that the move is the latest blow to Pimco, which is already dealing with redemptions and regulatory problems, and that investors may leave the fund, even [...]

Apple: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Kass’s Contrarian View

Over at TheStreet‘s Real Money Pro today, Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners pens a riposte to my article in Barron’s print edition this week that took issue with his negative thesis on Apple (AAPL). (Subscription required to read Real Money Pro articles.) I continue to have the impression Doug is an astute market watcher, and has [...]

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

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