Douglas Kass, general partner at Seabreeze Partners Management Inc., talks with Bloomberg's Ken Prewitt and Tom Keene. For more ``Surveillance'' and ``On the Economy'' podcasts, please visit iAmplify.com.
Stocks and metals gained on data showing improvement in manufacturing and the U.S. labor market amid a three-hour trading halt on the Nasdaq Stock Market. The dollar rose as signs of an improving global economy increased speculation the Federal Reserve will reduce stimulus.
Douglas Kass, the investment manager betting against Berkshire Hathaway Inc., accepted billionaire Warren Buffett’s challenge of asking bearish questions about the company at its annual meeting in May.