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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I recently opened two positions based on my view that the market is still slightly overvalued.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:44 AM EDT
Earnings reports continue to come in fast and furious. A couple of quick observations on corporate results an...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:55 PM EDT
Market stages nice comeback from early losses to end basically flat. Gilead Sciences (GILD)has a nice day post...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:57 PM EDT
Market is struggling a bit to start the week but equities have recovered more than half their earlier losses i...
The stock has declined on a short call that, in all likelihood, is full of hot air.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:04 AM EDT
Merger Monday continues to live up to its name as in long awaited move Dollar Tree (DLTR) will acquire Family ...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 12:35 PM EDT
Some negative sentiment in the market before the weekend. Some bellwethers like Amazon (AMZN) and Visa (V) ge...
This week's earnings gave me a little more confidence about market valuation.
| Jul 25, 2014
| 8:50 AM EDT
Feeling very random this morning in front of last trading day of the week. Any chance of actual corporate tax ...
Shifts in sentiment can prove very beneficial for the patient investor.

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