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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

 | Sep 16, 2014 | 12:34 PM EDT
Interesting rally in the market at midday after yesterday's flood of money away from "risk on"/high beta sectors and stocks. However, the Russell...
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Bret Jensen

 | Sep 16, 2014 | 10:30 AM EDT

As the Fed's QE nears the end, blue chips come back.

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Bret Jensen

 | Sep 16, 2014 | 9:09 AM EDT
Market looks to open slightly down the day after "risk on" sectors & stocks took some significant hits on Monday. Huge pension fund Calpers...
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Bret Jensen

 | Sep 15, 2014 | 2:30 PM EDT

I am expecting the sector to outperform over the next six months.

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Bret Jensen

 | Sep 15, 2014 | 11:47 AM EDT
Market is struggling today as the massive IPO of Alibaba (BABA) at end of week starts to suck some of the wind out the more speculative parts of the...
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Bret Jensen

 | Sep 15, 2014 | 9:29 AM EDT
BOOM! Avanir Pharmaceuticals, a small pharma player I have highlighted several times here in Columnist Conversations, is up almost 50% today on...
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Bret Jensen

 | Sep 12, 2014 | 12:23 PM EDT
Market showing weakness across all major indices at midday..Is it me or does market almost always sell-off in front of a huge IPO like upcoming...
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Bret Jensen

 | Sep 12, 2014 | 9:30 AM EDT

'Big Chill' forecasts for this winter could warm markets..

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Bret Jensen

 | Sep 12, 2014 | 8:51 AM EDT
As I have been saying recently, after a mild summer across the nation, I think a repeat of last year's brutal winter is very possible. Rapid City SD...
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Bret Jensen

 | Sep 11, 2014 | 12:53 PM EDT
Market has come off lows for the day but still slightly down for the day. Dollar index is now out at 14 month high which continues to pressure...

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