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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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Looking at Some Recent Insider Buying

Market has barely budged since our last update. Taking a look at some recent insider buying with the market being right at all-time highs. A director at Ford just bought approximately $220,000 worth of shares on October 25th. The chairman of the com...

On Deck: FOMC Announcement

The market is slightly down after just over a hour into trading this Wednesday. Equities probably stay that way until the expected announcement of another quarter point cut by the central bank at 2 pm ET. Given a reduction seems in the cards, invest...

Garmin Stands Out, Boeing Does Not

The market looks poised to open slightly higher based on pre-market futures. The ADP Jobs report showed 125,000 jobs created in October, in line with expectations. Initial Q3 GDP growth came in at 1.9%, slightly above the 1.7% consensus. While certa...

2 Small Biotech Stocks Spurt Ahead on Positive Developments

Heron Therapeutics and TG Therapeutics each gave investors reasons for cheer in the last few days.

Don't Fight the Fed

It is good to be sitting in for Doug Kass again on the Daily Diary this Wednesday. All eyes will be on the Federal Reserve, today. It is widely expected that the central bank will cut interest rates once again for the third time in this reduction cy...

2 Stocks That Should Benefit From Low Expectations

TherapeuticsMD and Thor Industries are in wholly unrelated sectors, but both stocks look undervalued over the long term.

Checking Out Earnings Action in the Sky and in the Earth

Boeing shareholders did not react well to its results, but American Airlines and Valero Energy fared better.

Big Biotech Receives Some Needed Shots in the Arm

Biogen, Novartis and Bristol-Myers Squibb are among the drugmakers that gave investors reasons for cheer on Tuesday.

Biogen Stock Soars on Alzheimer's Drug News

BIIB also reported third quarter results Tuesday that easily beat the consensus both on the top and the bottom line.

Energy Stocks Are Getting Hammered

There are myriad concerns across the energy complex, the most prevalent one centered around declining global growth reducing the demand for energy.

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