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 9, 2017 | 4:00 PM EST
It has been great sitting in for Doug Kass over the past two days. There has been some lively conversation and it's fun to be around for a nice rally…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 9, 2017 | 3:20 PM EST
The market is maintaining and adding to its nice gains since our last update. Financials are very strong after Rep. Jeb Hensarling, chairman of the…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 9, 2017 | 1:49 PM EST
The market is pretty close to where it was during our last update at noon EST. So far it has been a nicely green day across the board. Oncology…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 9, 2017 | 12:10 PM EST
The market has strengthened considerably since our last update, with all the major indices sporting solid gains across the board. Oil is also up…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 9, 2017 | 10:26 AM EST
The market opened up slightly across the board today, the mirror image of yesterday's opening. We continue to see scores of earnings reports hit the…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 9, 2017 | 8:51 AM EST
It looks like consolidation among the large health insurers is deader than a doornail. Anthem's (ANTH) $54 billion deal…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 9, 2017 | 7:14 AM EST
Good morning! I'm back here once again happily (OK, let's say willingly until I get my first cup of coffee down) filling in for Doug Kass on the Daily…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 8, 2017 | 4:03 PM EST
Thanks to all who participated in today's Daily Diary. Good to sit in for Doug Kass, who still managed to chime in today. I'll be back tomorrow to…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 8, 2017 | 2:20 PM EST
The market has now turned mixed in a pretty quiet trading day. Larry Fink of BlackRock (BLK) suggests markets have…
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Bret Jensen

 | Feb 8, 2017 | 12:25 PM EST
Market are still slightly down across the board as we approach the noon hour. Biotech is hanging in there well despite shellacking Gilead…

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