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Bret Jensen

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. 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. Follow Bret on Twitter: @Bret_Jensen.
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Decisions at the Local Level Hold the Key to Economic Recovery

Most of the media continues to focus on the national response to the coronavirus.

These 2 Stocks Should Easily Withstand the Economic Impacts of Covid-19

DropBox and BioDelivery Sciences are names to consider during the market choppiness of the coming weeks.

Why Food and Leisure Industries Will Struggle Even After Covid-19

Some industries and the economy will take longer to restart than a lot of the pundits and administration believe.

Here's Why I Initiated a Position in Evercore

I continue to put my remaining cash into equities only on big down days and only via covered calls.

Licking Our Wounds and Waiting to See How the Covid-19 Story Plays Out

The next four to six weeks could determine whether the U.S. economy can recover from the coronavirus crisis without lasting damage

Keeping Sane, the Profitable Way: How I'm Playing This Market

I continue to shuttle new money into the market on declines using buy-write option strategies.

Try Keeping the Severity of This Pandemic in Perspective

Covid-19 does not seem nearly as lethal as the Spanish flu of a century ago, something investors should keep in mind as this outbreak proceeds.

Hard to See Sanity Back in the Markets Until Covid-19 Cases Start to Level Out

Until then, all should take prudent actions and try to stay calm while so many seem to be losing their heads.

Ending on a High Note

It was quite the day to be sitting in on the Daily Diary. It was definitely the liveliest day of conversation I can remember here. Stocks posted nice gains as the POTUS declares a national state of emergency due to the coronavirus. This will enable ...

Trump, Disney and Gold

The market continues to hold on to decent gains as investors await comments from the POTUS at 3. Disney continues to show an 'abundance of caution' as we are seeing from so many corporations in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. The company has anno...

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