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 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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| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:23 PM EDT
Market ends the month and the quarter on a down note. Indices are largely flat for 2015, in the weakest openi...
Some industrial names were unfairly punished by the plunge in crude.
| Mar 31, 2015
| 9:10 AM EDT
The market based on pre-market futures looks set to give back a good portion of yesterday's big rally as the t...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 12:06 PM EDT
Market having a nice day to begin the week as increased merger activity, especially in the biotech/healthcare ...

2 Stocks I'd Be Nervous to Own Real Money Pro($)

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| Mar 30, 2015
| 7:01 AM EDT
Have a bit of a Merger Monday going on today as United Health (UNH) buys PBM Catamaran (CTRX) for almost $13 b...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 2:33 PM EDT
Market maintaining slight gains across the board as oil gives back its gain from yesterday as concerns on Yeme...
These 2 stocks have seen substantial declines and look attractive.
| Mar 27, 2015
| 9:50 AM EDT
Market opens slightly up as oil gives back a bit of recent gains and is hovering right around $50 a barrel WTI...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 12:06 PM EDT
Equities are clawing their way back from morning sell-off and markets are largely flat. Biotech still weak b...

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