Tag Archives: Doug Kass

Warren Buffett to HFT Critics: “It Doesn’t Make a Difference if You Own Stocks for a Long Period of Time”

Barron’s After announcing 2012 results on Friday, Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett made one of his regular stops on CNBC, speaking with Becky Quick about all manner of stock-market related issues. On high-frequency trading, and whether it hurts main street … Continue reading

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Weapons of Mass Destruction Have Been Found (On Wall Street!)

In a piece for TheStreet.com, Doug Kass writes about the newest (financial) weapons of mass destruction: high-frequency traders. Kass says: Over the course of financial history, the U.S. stock market has served as a conduit and repository for investors and … Continue reading

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Jim Cramer: Repelling High-Frequency Fire

As reported by The Street’s Jim Cramer, you can’t stop the high-frequency traders, those who flit in and out stocks millions of times a day. You can’t end the madness of machines playing with machines, driving stocks down or up with … Continue reading

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Quantitative Trading Strategies Rule, VIX Up 9%

Spastic market action partly reflects the disproportionate role of high-frequency-trading funds, says Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners Management.  In his latest lob against quantitative trading strategies, AKA the Quants, Kass says “The very nature of price momentum trading strategies is serving to dramatically exaggerate … Continue reading

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