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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Finishing Strong Real Money Pro($)

A weeklong rally is a good way to start the holiday weekend.

Market Is Strengthening Real Money Pro($)

Four in a row?
Courtesy of Deutsche Bank.

The Market Digs Itself Out Real Money Pro($)

The indices are now hugging the flat line.

IPOs Look Weak Real Money Pro($)

Most are pricing in bottom end of their ranges and not getting much of a pop upon trading.
Blackstone, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley all easily beat expectations.

IBM and Google Disappoint Real Money Pro($)

But I will add to my Google position if the stock declines today.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:12 PM EDT
Market posts the third day of solid gains in a row. Will see if we can make it four a row before the long hol...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:54 AM EDT
After yesterday's huge reversal, futures are pointing to another higher day in the market. Maybe equities can...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:11 PM EDT
Wow, have not seen an intraday rally like today's to the upside like this for quite some time. Encouraging we...

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