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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

 | Nov 17, 2014 | 4:27 PM EST
Subdued day in the market to start the trading week even as the S&P notches another record close. Energy sector especially the E&P space...
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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 17, 2014 | 10:17 AM EST
Market holding up pretty well given Japan unexpectedly slips back into negative GDP growth and prime minister Cameron posts an op-ed in the Guardian...
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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 17, 2014 | 10:00 AM EST

They should perform better in 2015.

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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 14, 2014 | 11:11 AM EST
Gilead Sciences (GILD)is down again today due to the recent actions of AbbVie (ABBV) acting as a patent troll on recently approved Harvoni even...
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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 14, 2014 | 10:00 AM EST

Two speculative plays are worthy of consideration.

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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 14, 2014 | 9:38 AM EST
Halliburton (HAL) and Baker Hughes (BHI) possible merger is the story of day. Agree with Jim Cramer, hard to see this not being something antitrust...

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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 13, 2014 | 4:01 PM EST
Get a lot of positive commentary today on the fall in oil prices helping consumers and manufacturers. This is true, but this sudden plunge in oil...
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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 13, 2014 | 12:58 PM EST
Market remains slightly up at midday even as U.S. crude hits three year lows. Cisco Systems (CSCO) is having a good day despite cautious guidance....
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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 13, 2014 | 10:17 AM EST
Market slightly up to begin trading this Thursday. Energy sector continues to be under pressure as WTI approaches $75 a barrel as Saudis giving...
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Bret Jensen

 | Nov 13, 2014 | 9:30 AM EST

Several big events this week will soon impact the global economy and markets.

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