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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

 | May 20, 2015 | 10:18 AM EDT
Another flat day for the market in early trading. Some "green shoots" for teen retailers? American Eagle (AEO) reports much better than expected...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 19, 2015 | 1:02 PM EDT
Market still around flatline as we pass the midpoint of the trading day. Some movers in the market: Take Two (TTWO) is up some 15% as it posts great...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 19, 2015 | 12:00 PM EDT

Although I believe the overall market is overbought, there are still a few values to be had.

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Bret Jensen

 | May 19, 2015 | 10:54 AM EDT
Market roughly flat a hour and a half into trading. Oil falling and now back under $58 a barrel on WTI. Obviously energy sector is one of the...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 18, 2015 | 3:41 PM EDT
Solid day in the markets as we near close during the first trading session of the week. Narrative has changed completely around Chicago Bridge &...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 18, 2015 | 11:59 AM EDT
Market posted slight gains across the board as we hit the noon hour. Markets continue to feel range bound here. Homebuilder sentiment posts its...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 18, 2015 | 11:30 AM EDT

Weak earnings and consumer sentiment don't bode well for stocks.

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Bret Jensen

 | May 18, 2015 | 9:25 AM EDT
Markets set for slightly down open based on current futures. Odds & Ends Synergy Pharmaceuticals (SGYP) is up some 10% in pre-market thanks to...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 15, 2015 | 1:19 PM EDT
Homebuilder index slightly up despite Raymond James downgrading sector today partly due to index under performing the market 21 of the last 30 years...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 15, 2015 | 10:16 AM EDT
It is good to be back in Miami after spending the week in Las Vegas for the Money Show. Also nice to see two of my largest holdings, Gilead Sciences...

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