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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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Recent Articles By The Author

Tea Leaves Point to a Weakening Outlook for Consumers and Economy

The nice start for the market in 2023 will soon fade.

2 Key Real Estate Stocks Suffer as the Florida Migration Accelerates

This huge exodus shows no signs of slowing down any time soon.

This Small Pharma Company Could Develop Into a Nice Trade

Let's see how to trade GlycoMimetics, a clinical-stage drug developer focused on a type of cancer treatment.

Over and Out on a Good Note

It was good to sit on the Daily Diary and have a nice rally in the market happen on my watch. It has been a while. We saw very good momentum in equities in the back half of the trading day as the Nasdaq marches to an over 2.5% gain on this options e...

Goldman's Troubles Continue to Grow

The rally in the market has strengthened over the past two hours as investors hope to close out the trading week on a nice high note. The Nasdaq continues to lead the way with an approximate 2% gain on the day. It has already been a tough year for G...

Larry Summers on the Biggest Near-Term Risks

Markets are slightly higher since my last post. Now for the pandemic that won't go away. Economist Larry Summers shared his thoughts at what he thinks are the world's biggest near-term risks during a CNBC-moderated panel on the last day of the big s...

Existing Home Sales Data Disappoints

The market was up slightly with the Nasdaq's 1% rise leading the way in the early going in trading this Friday. December Existing Home Sales came in slightly better than expected. But this marks the eleventh straight month of declines as mortgage ra...

Why Are Insiders Buying These 2 Stocks?

An oncology and a oil & gas concern, new names on my list, have my attention.

The Nasdaq Boosted by Netflix as We Head to the Opening Bell

It looks like the market will open slightly up looking at premarket futures. The Nasdaq was the strongest of the major indexes as we head towards the opening bell. It is getting a boost from Netflix  which is up some 6% after posting fourth quarter ...

Bret Jensen Is Here!

It is always good to be sitting in for Doug Kass on the Daily Diary. It is option expiration Friday today. I have a large amount of covered call positions that will expire in the money today. This should boost the cash allocation in my portfolio to ...

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