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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 25, 2014 | 12:35 PM EDT
Some negative sentiment in the market before the weekend. Some bellwethers like Amazon (AMZN) and Visa (V) getting shellacked. Bought some Breitburn...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 25, 2014 | 10:00 AM EDT

This week's earnings gave me a little more confidence about market valuation.

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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 25, 2014 | 8:50 AM EDT
Feeling very random this morning in front of last trading day of the week. Any chance of actual corporate tax reform was laid to rest with the...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 24, 2014 | 1:00 PM EDT

Shifts in sentiment can prove very beneficial for the patient investor.

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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 24, 2014 | 12:28 PM EDT
Freeport McMoRan (FCX) finally gets new deal to start copper exports again from Indonesian, unfortunately not on the terms investors were hoping for...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 24, 2014 | 8:36 AM EDT
A flood of earnings reports have hit after the bell and this morning. Just a couple that stand out to me. Wow!!....what else can one say about the...
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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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