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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

 | Nov 19, 2014 | 9:08 AM EST
A couple of retailer movers in pre-market. Target up as easily beats on the top and the bottom expectations this quarter. Petsmart (PETM) up on Q3...
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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 18, 2014 | 12:21 PM EST
Stocks posting decent gains at midday despite problems in Japan and S&P saying Europe is at risk of third recession in recent years. Boeing (BA)...
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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 18, 2014 | 9:47 AM EST
Not surprisingly Japan pushes back second part of sales tax increase in 2017 and government calls for snap elections. One of the problems with all...
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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 18, 2014 | 9:30 AM EST

Tailwinds are starting to buoy the consumer.

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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 17, 2014 | 4:27 PM EST
Subdued day in the market to start the trading week even as the S&P notches another record close. Energy sector especially the E&P space...
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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 17, 2014 | 10:17 AM EST
Market holding up pretty well given Japan unexpectedly slips back into negative GDP growth and prime minister Cameron posts an op-ed in the Guardian...
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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 17, 2014 | 10:00 AM EST

They should perform better in 2015.

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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 14, 2014 | 11:11 AM EST
Gilead Sciences (GILD)is down again today due to the recent actions of AbbVie (ABBV) acting as a patent troll on recently approved Harvoni even...
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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 14, 2014 | 10:00 AM EST

Two speculative plays are worthy of consideration.

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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 14, 2014 | 9:38 AM EST
Halliburton (HAL) and Baker Hughes (BHI) possible merger is the story of day. Agree with Jim Cramer, hard to see this not being something antitrust...

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