Bret Jensen

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Currently the editor of "The Biotech Forum," Bret Jensen was chief investment strategist for Simplified Asset Management (S.A.M.), a small long/short hedge fund based in Miami, from 2008-2011. The fund was in the top 5% of long/short hedge funds for total return in its first full year (2009), as ranked by Hedgeco fund database (more than 450 funds in category). Prior to this, he spent a decade as technology director of a Fortune 100 firm.Expand

Jensen has been a top-5%-ranked financial analyst and blogger since 2013, according to TipRanks. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Arizona State University.

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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 22, 2016 | 4:16 PM EDT
It was nice to fill in for Doug Kass on what was a very uneventful Monday to begin the week. The market traded in an extremely narrow range for the…
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 22, 2016 | 2:51 PM EDT
Markets continue to trade in a very narrow range and remain largely directionless. Interesting story of the day: Distressed debt billionaire and…
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 22, 2016 | 1:18 PM EDT
Foot Locker (FL) is getting a little lift after Citigroup tapped the footwear retailer as its top pick in retailing. Of course, the shares did move up more than 10% Friday on much-better-than-expected quarterly results. Biotechs continue their winning ways, although the sector is down slightly from its highs earlier in the day. Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE) and
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 22, 2016 | 11:48 AM EDT
Stocks are back to flat to slightly lower overall, but biotechs are up some 1.5% following the announcement from Pfizer (PFE) of plans to…
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 22, 2016 | 10:31 AM EDT
Las Vegas Sands (LVS) continues to show strength after Bank of America/Merrill Lynch put out an optimistic note this morning about Macau gambling. Energy is weak in early trading. Oil has drifted back down to around $47 a barrel following its recent roughly 20% rally.
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 22, 2016 | 8:51 AM EDT
Futures show that the market looks to open slightly down to begin the new trading week. Oil is also trading down by some 2.5%, so energy companies…
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 22, 2016 | 7:54 AM EDT
Good morning, Bret Jensen here! It's good to be standing in for Doug Kass again on the daily diary as we begin a new trading week. Biotech -- my…
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 19, 2016 | 11:00 AM EDT
Redhill has some promising drugs in its pipeline, and is well funded.
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 19, 2016 | 10:07 AM EDT
Market is down to start the last trading day of the week as San Francisco Fed President Williams becomes latest voice calling for rate hike sometime...
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 18, 2016 | 12:15 PM EDT
Market pretty flat as oil looks like it is heading back to ~$50 a barrel ceiling. Famed money manager Bill Gross makes the connection between the...

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