Bernanke’s Parting Words; Manufacturing Data: Best of Kass

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners is known for his accurate stock market calls and keen insights into the economy, which he shares with RealMoney Pro readers in his daily trading diary.
Among the posts this past week were entries about Ben Bernanke’s last major speech and the ISM index for December.

Bernanke’s Parting Words
Originally published on Friday, Jan. 3 at 2:59 p.m. EDT.
Ben Bernanke’s last major speech as Fed chief before he exits stage left provided no new information on future policy under Janet Yellen but was more of a pat on the back for what he has done since the financial crisis began.