Bearish on Brokers, Bullish on Housing
Doug Kass has appeared numerous times in Barron’s, having penned his first guest column for us in 1992, on the case for shorting Marvel Comics stock. Those who want more of his humorous and distinctive views on stocks and companies can follow his blog on seabreezepartners.net or watch his frequent TV appearances. A onetime Nader’s raider (he wrote a book about Citibank with consumer advocate Ralph Nader), Kass, 63 years old, invested money for such firms as Omega Advisors, Glickenhaus & Co., and Putnam Management before founding his firm in 1997. In his latest Barron’s interview, the former housing analyst talks about the recovery in housing and why he’s shorting Goldman Sachs .