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

 | Feb 8, 2016 | 12:23 PM EST
Brutal start to another week in what has been abysmal start to 2016. I think all you can do is to incrementally, and I do mean very incrementally...
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 8, 2016 | 10:00 AM EST

I am using the downturn to continue to build up positions in value stocks.

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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 8, 2016 | 9:09 AM EST
Looks like another rough start to the trading week for equities. Oil is back under $30 a barrel on supply concerns. Impacts from collapsing energy...
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 7, 2016 | 12:06 PM EST
The rotation out of high beta sectors of the market continued last week with the exception the Materials sector that was actually up nicely over five...
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 7, 2016 | 12:00 PM EST

They offer impressive free cash flow, great balance sheets, evolving pipelines and nice dividend yields.

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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 5, 2016 | 4:09 PM EST
I wish I could say the market action was good today while I was sitting in for Doug Kass, but the monthly jobs report and some earnings-led meltdowns…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 5, 2016 | 2:44 PM EST
The market is not getting any better as we approach the last hour-plus of trading.  The Nasdaq now is down more than 3%. It is as if the market…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 5, 2016 | 1:05 PM EST
Markets have gotten a bit better since my last update, and I found one interesting, positive tidbit in this morning's jobs report. Despite the strong…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 5, 2016 | 11:38 AM EST
The market's major indices are getting worse as the morning progresses. There are deep losses across the board, with the Nasdaq Composite down nearly…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 5, 2016 | 10:23 AM EST
Stocks have opened lower, as one might expect given this morning's punk January U.S. jobs report (which came about 40,000 positions shy of the…

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