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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

Learning How to Invest While Facing an 0-2 Count

The Covid-19 lockdowns and social unrest are two strikes against investors, who'd do well to be happy with hitting singles amid the uncertainty.

2 Overlooked Small-Cap Names That Should Perk Up

The prospects of dating site operator Spark Networks and chemical producer Olin Corp. should improve as the economy opens back up.

Strong Rebound From Covid-19 Meltdown Turns Bargain Hunting Into a Challenge

A now-overbought market leaves few values available among equities.

These 3 Worries Lead Me to Believe We Are Not Out of the Woods Yet

Investors seem to be overlooking or discounting the potential impact of a trio of factors that could come into play in the weeks ahead.

A Trio of Back-to-Normality Trades Worth Noting

With lockdowns ending and life as we knew it resuming to some extent, these three stocks should benefit.

2 Lackluster Names Insiders Are Buying

Bausch Health and Greenbrier Cos. have seen large chunks of their shares bought recently by people close to the companies.

Feeling a Strong U-Shaped Rebound on the Horizon

Americans are eager to return to work and to normal social activities, which should help the economy bounce back in the coming months.

It's Options Expiration Day, and I'm Cashing In

Covered call options provide downside protection for holders of the underlying stock and can yield nice profits, too.

2 Finance-Related Stocks That Could Rebound Nicely

Ally Financial and Golub Capital BDC appear to be bottoming and could produce solid returns as the economy recovers from Covid-19.

Hitting the Pause Button and Planning to Pile Up Cash

The likelihood of an uneven economic restart, the potential of more Covid-19 outbreaks and reductions in stock buybacks and dividends are reasons for concern.

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