Doug Kass

 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. 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."

 

 

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Recent Articles By The Author

Risk Builds Slowly; Awareness of Risk Suddenly: Best of Kass

Risk Builds Slowly; Awareness of Risk Suddenly: Best of Kass

In highlights from this week's trading diary and posts, Kass discusses risk and how it differs from risk awareness.

Shorter in 2 Banks; Volatility Near Rock-Bottom: Doug Kass' Views

Shorter in 2 Banks; Volatility Near Rock-Bottom: Doug Kass' Views

Doug Kass shares his thoughts on banks and volatility.

Allergan Update; Fixed Income: Doug Kass' Views

Allergan Update; Fixed Income: Doug Kass' Views

Doug Kass shares his thoughts on Allergan and fixed income.

Going Shorter; Takeaways and Observations: Best of Kass

Going Shorter; Takeaways and Observations: Best of Kass

In highlights from this week's trading diary and posts, Kass discusses going shorter on financials and discusses his takeaways and observations.

3 Reasons Twitter Won't Be Acquired Tomorrow

3 Reasons Twitter Won't Be Acquired Tomorrow

Twitter has long been rumored to be an acquisition target. Despite reported interest by Disney, don't expect a deal to happen anytime soon.

Janis Joplin Might Love This 'Get It While You Can' Market, but I Don't

Janis Joplin Might Love This 'Get It While You Can' Market, but I Don't

The short-term thinking that permeates investment circles ignores worrisome long-term trends and potential negative events.

GM's New Price Target; Mechanical Market Movement: Doug Kass' Views

GM's New Price Target; Mechanical Market Movement: Doug Kass' Views

Doug Kass shares his thoughts on GM's new price target and also discusses the mechanical market's movement.

Starbucks and Disney; Twitter and Google: Doug Kass' Views

Starbucks and Disney; Twitter and Google: Doug Kass' Views

Doug Kass shares his thoughts on Disney, Starbucks, Twitter and a few other companies.

Not His Cup of Teva; Recommended Reading: Best of Kass

Not His Cup of Teva; Recommended Reading: Best of Kass

In highlights from this week's trading diary and posts, Kass discusses Teva and offers some recommended reading.

Twitter Is Perched at Fair Price, but Could Fly Higher Long Term

Twitter Is Perched at Fair Price, but Could Fly Higher Long Term

The social media giant has issues to deal with, but the uniqueness and potential of its service are reasons to be optimistic over the long haul.