Bret Jensen

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Currently the editor of "The Biotech Forum," Bret Jensen was chief investment strategist for Simplified Asset Management (S.A.M.), a small long/short hedge fund based in Miami, from 2008-2011. The fund was in the 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). Prior to this, he spent a decade as technology director of a Fortune 100 firm.Expand

Jensen has been a top-5%-ranked financial analyst and blogger since 2013, according to TipRanks. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Arizona State University.

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Bret Jensen

 | May 18, 2016 | 11:16 AM EDT
Market is fairly flat almost two hours into trading this Wednesday after falling yesterday. NASDAQ best performer of the major indices thanks to...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 17, 2016 | 1:48 PM EDT
Market giving back some of yesterday's gains in an orderly fashion. Biotech holding up well considering its better than 2.5% gain Monday and decline...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 17, 2016 | 10:00 AM EDT

It is hard to see much growth in the market overall, until earnings growth returns.

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Bret Jensen

 | May 17, 2016 | 8:24 AM EDT
The IMF is pressuring the Eurozone to let Greece skip paying interest or principal on bailout loans until 2040. This is exactly what the German and...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 16, 2016 | 2:49 PM EDT
Market having solid day to start the week. Biotech is particularly strong, up almost 3% on day. Pfizer's (PFE) over $5 billion acquisition of...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 16, 2016 | 11:00 AM EDT

Stocks have basically gone nowhere since the Fed ended QE in 2014.

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Bret Jensen

 | May 16, 2016 | 8:59 AM EDT
Biotech might get a boost today as Pfizer (PFE) pays an over 50% premium to buy mid-cap dermatology concern Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC) for some $5...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 13, 2016 | 11:00 AM EDT

Wal-Mart's profits went down more than 10% after a $1-an-hour wage boost. 

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Bret Jensen

 | May 13, 2016 | 10:38 AM EDT
Better than expected retail sales in April is doing little good for retail today. Big misses by Nordstrom (JWN) and Macy's (M) creating big overhang...
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Bret Jensen

 | May 12, 2016 | 11:23 AM EDT
Market off to another rough start. Biotech continues to slump. Bernie Sanders embraces California ballot initiative to control drug costs by limited...

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