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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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Mandates Are Likely to Have Significant Impacts on the Economy and Job Growth

The effects of these edicts are likely to be particularly acute in the logistical ecosystem.

2 Disparate Stocks With Disparate Reactions to Their Quarterly Results

Extreme Networks and LGI Homes issued earnings reports that impacted their shares differently even though both performed well versus a year earlier.

The Party for Stocks May Be Over Soon as Tougher Comparisons Loom Ahead

Companies this year were going up against pandemic-impacted 2020 results, but that won't be the case in 2022.

Options Play of the Week: Wash, Rinse, Repeat

BioMarin has turned into a synthetic dividend play that has been returning yields in the low teens every six months or so.

Small Biotechs Get No Respect

This area of the market has vastly underperformed substantially throughout 2021 after a promising very early start to the year.

There's a Key Reason Why I Remain Wary on the Overall Market and Economy

Expect a 'Just in Case' inventory model to become a theme in coming months.

I've Used a Strategy of Trade-Offs With 2 Biotech Stocks

I tend to only use this strategy to a great extent when I have a negative or neutral view on the overall market.

I Have My Designs on This Options Trade Monday

Options on this retail name are liquid and provide a more-than-adequate return even if the stock does nothing over the term of the trade.

2 Promising Small Biotechs in a Year That Has Been Tough on Most Little Guys

There are reasons to believe the shares of Dynavax Technologies and Eyenovia Inc. could do well in the months ahead.

2 Stocks That Dirty Harry Would Love

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Brands and ammunition producer Ammo Inc. look attractive amid concerns about personal safety as murders and shootings rise.

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