Bret Jensen

|RSS

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.

Follow Bret on Twitter: @Bret_Jensen.Collapse

By

Bret Jensen

 | Apr 11, 2014 | 1:00 PM EDT

Prudent investors need a game plan for turbulence.

By

Bret Jensen

 | Apr 11, 2014 | 11:58 AM EDT
Tough IPO market today as several plan IPOs fail to price, have not seen this in a while. On bright note, IPO Zoe's Kitchen (ZOES) is soaring just...
By

Bret Jensen

 | Apr 11, 2014 | 9:07 AM EDT
Could be a very interesting day in the market today after Thursday's big sell-off. Stocks have taken big hits four of the past six sessions now....
By

Bret Jensen

 | Apr 10, 2014 | 11:22 AM EDT
Sell-off in equities seems to be accelerating as we approach midday. NASDAQ, small caps and momentum plays are underperforming significantly. Gold...
By

Bret Jensen

 | Apr 10, 2014 | 11:00 AM EDT

The results will provide clues to key sectors of the market and about the health of the economy.

By

Bret Jensen

 | Apr 10, 2014 | 9:18 AM EDT
Carl Icahn gives up his proxy fight with Ebay Inc. (EBAY). Like most investors, the noted activist is finding the market in 2014 much more...
By

Bret Jensen

 | Apr 9, 2014 | 1:39 PM EDT
Market is posting second day of decent gains at midday after three big declines Thursday through Monday. Transports doing well. Athlon Energy (ATHL...
By

Bret Jensen

 | Apr 9, 2014 | 6:52 AM EDT
Interesting numbers from Audit Analytics. Profits that major U.S. corporations have parked overseas in order to avoid taxes at home have almost...
By

Bret Jensen

 | Apr 8, 2014 | 3:56 PM EDT
Markets managed to post decent gains after large sell-off over last few days. Energy Sector particularly strong as oil rises $2 a barrel today....
By

Bret Jensen

 | Apr 8, 2014 | 12:50 PM EDT
The market is trying to stage somewhat of a rally after three days of deep declines. This bounce is hardly impressive given the carnage of the past...

Bret Jensen Tweets

BEST IDEAS

Columnist Tweets

Except as otherwise indicated, quotes are delayed. Quotes delayed at least 20 minutes for all exchanges. Market Data provided by Interactive Data. Company fundamental data provided by Morningstar. Earnings and ratings provided by Zacks. Mutual fund data provided by Valueline. ETF data provided by Lipper. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions.

TheStreet Ratings updates stock ratings daily. However, if no rating change occurs, the data on this page does not update. The data does update after 90 days if no rating change occurs within that time period.

IDC calculates the Market Cap for the basic symbol to include common shares only. Year-to-date mutual fund returns are calculated on a monthly basis by Value Line and posted mid-month.