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Twitter, Berkshire Hathaway and General Electric: Doug Kass' Views By Doug Kass | Oct 18, 2015 | 12:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (Real Money Pro) -- Doug Kass shares his views every day on RealMoneyPro. Click here for a real-time look at his insights and musings.

I plan to scale into a greater short of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B - Get Report) today and watch, like Chauncey Gardiner.

Must Read: Walking on the 'Sunshine Boys'; Listening to Grandma; Waiting for the Other Shoe: Best of Kass

Sorry about the lack of an opening missive. I don't have anything interesting to say this morning!

Position: Short BRK.B (small)

GE Has a Better Idea: Decent Results

General Electric (GE - Get Report) said in its earning release this morning that the U.S. market is getting a little better every day, while Europe is appreciably better and China is still fairly good.

The company also says growth markets are differentiated, with headwinds on oil prices affecting those regions that produce or are dependent on the commodity.

On balance, order activity is relatively robust.

This is in contrast to W.W. Grainger (GWW - Get Report) and Emerson Electric (EMR - Get Report) , who are saying their activity has been both sloppy and disappointing.

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