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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 29, 2015 | 2:34 PM EDT
Commentaries are flying around the Fed's latest statement, with much discussion around what "solid" job growth means. How we got to the point where…
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 29, 2015 | 1:16 PM EDT
Markets still are holding their gains as we come to midday. Interestingly, the biotech index is off today despite great results and a solid up day…
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 29, 2015 | 11:51 AM EDT
The market has improved quite a bit since my last update. All major indices are up nicely as we head into the European close. Rail car makers seemed…
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 29, 2015 | 10:17 AM EDT
Stocks opened modestly higher this morning as investors digested various earnings reports, but the market has given up some of its early gains. As…
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 29, 2015 | 7:39 AM EDT
I'm happy as always to be standing in for Doug Kass on the Daily Diary. Premarket futures are currently pointing to a slight opening rise. Let's see…
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 28, 2015 | 5:00 PM EDT
Good day in market but some of the rises in oil related and industrial names today seem like dead cat bounces. Some big earnings after the bell....
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 28, 2015 | 12:47 PM EDT
Nice to see the market up for the first time in a week. Still seeing some fallout/reaction from Teva Pharmaceutical's (TEVA) purchase of Allergan's...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 28, 2015 | 9:10 AM EDT
Looks like the market will open up based on pre-market futures as the S&P tries to avoid its sixth straight down day, something that has not...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 27, 2015 | 2:55 PM EDT
The direction of the market continues to be down as the first day of trading in the new continues the pullback that began last week. Some stocks are...
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Bret Jensen

 | Jul 27, 2015 | 1:00 PM EDT

This week could easily bring additional selling.

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