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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 17, 2014 | 7:08 AM EDT
Market looks to move down significantly to start the day based on current futures. 10 year treasury yield approaching 2.5% again. Earnings are...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 16, 2014 | 4:01 PM EDT
Solid day in the markets except for Russell 2000. One exception is small cap E&P sectors maybe due to the rise in WTI today or perhaps as...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 16, 2014 | 11:45 AM EDT
Market has given up about half of its early gain as we approach midday. Small caps continue their underperformance with the Russell 2000 down today...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 16, 2014 | 7:58 AM EDT
Looking like a solid start in the market today after yesterday's slight pullback. Apple (AAPL) and IBM Corporation (IBM) both up nicely on back of...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 15, 2014 | 3:34 PM EDT
Small caps continue underperform on Fed comments. Russell 2000 down better than a percent as we head into the close. Large Cap indexes during much...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 15, 2014 | 12:30 PM EDT

Sentiment seems to have gotten too negative on this space.

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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 15, 2014 | 12:07 PM EDT
Market is not reacting well to Yellen testimony as has gone into a bit of "risk off" mode as small caps and social media stock taken it on the chin...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 15, 2014 | 9:43 AM EDT
Some major financials reported very solid results this morning including JP Morgan (JPM), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Comerica (CMA). Valero (VLO) holding...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 14, 2014 | 4:02 PM EDT
Solid, but not spectacular start to the trading week. Have to watch small caps which continued to underperform. Emerald Oil (EOX) catches a nice bid...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 14, 2014 | 12:27 PM EDT
Santelli needs to take chill pill on CNBC today. Has some valid points on where efforts of Federal Reserve will eventually lead to, but shouting...

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