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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

 | Aug 15, 2014 | 9:16 AM EDT
Some good news out of Iraq for a change as PM Maliki to step down. Two of the biggest positions in my portfolio should be on the move today. Gilead...
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 14, 2014 | 1:00 PM EDT

My philosophy is to avoid the hot restaurant IPOs.

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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 14, 2014 | 12:36 PM EDT
Markets posting slight gains at mid-day. Watching Gilead Sciences (GILD) today which is up almost $2 a share so far in the day. NetApp (NTAP), a...
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 14, 2014 | 9:52 AM EDT
Market starts higher to begin trading day even as some consumer discretionary plays deliver some ugly results. Walmart (WMT) sees U.S. sales...
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 13, 2014 | 1:35 PM EDT
Market having a very good day as we enter the afternoon. Solid strength across the indices, although weakness in retail sector is notable. Brazilian...
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 13, 2014 | 10:23 AM EDT
Decent start to trading in early trading despite major misses at King Digital (KING), SeaWorld (SEAS) and JDS Uniphase (JDSU). Jim Cramer has the CEO...
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 12, 2014 | 4:10 PM EDT
Market ends slightly down but off lower levels earlier in the day. King Digital (KING) is getting plastered after reporting results light on revenues...
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 12, 2014 | 1:47 PM EDT
Market giving up some of its gains of the past couple of days. Small caps are back to being laggards after outperforming in the two-day rally....
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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 12, 2014 | 10:00 AM EDT

I am keeping an eye on Campus Crest Communities and United Insurance Holdings.

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Bret Jensen

 | Aug 12, 2014 | 9:11 AM EDT
It has been a nice two day rally, but think today could be the day it takes a breather as Ukraine looks like it coming back into the news. German...

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