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Bret Jensen was chief investment strategist from 2008-2011 for Simplified Asset Management (S.A.M.), a small long/short hedge fund based in Miami. The fund was in 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). Jensen has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including more than a decade of managerial experience at American Express.Expand

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Arizona State University. His personal blog is at http://www.bretjenseninvests.com. Jensen acts as corporate secretary for Florida Alternative Investment Association, which encompasses more than 100 managers managing more than $30 billion in assets under management.

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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 23, 2014 | 10:41 AM EDT
Apple (AAPL) making a big move for such a mixed earnings report. Shows how much sentiment has changed over the past year on this tech giant....
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 23, 2014 | 7:57 AM EDT
Markets seem to be taking breaking news going across wire that two Ukrainian militaryfighter jets have been shot down in Ukraine in stride and looks...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 22, 2014 | 1:00 PM EDT

As sentiment improves on unloved equities, lucrative returns often follow.

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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 22, 2014 | 11:58 AM EDT
Strong across the board on the indices as we approach the noon hour. Netflix (NFLX) under pressure despite very solid earnings on the outlook for...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 22, 2014 | 9:22 AM EDT
Futures are up nicely to start the trading day. Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) should have big up day on blowout earnings after the bell last night....
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 21, 2014 | 1:04 PM EDT
Bill Ackman's latest statements on Herbalife (HLF) have cratered the stock today. Money manager says he has the "goods" on the company this time and...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 21, 2014 | 10:30 AM EDT

Of the more than 100 companies reporting earnings this week, here are some I will be watching.

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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 21, 2014 | 8:00 AM EDT
Futures pointing to slightly down open to begin the trading week, partly due to escalating violence between Israel and Hamas in Gaza Today kicks off...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 18, 2014 | 4:03 PM EDT
Surprisingly market holds most of its gains into the close. Great way to end the trading week after yesterday's sell-off even if it was on light...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 18, 2014 | 12:35 PM EDT
Market is staging nice rally to end the week as events in Ukraine and Israel that pasted equities yesterday already fade in investors' memories....

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