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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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Early Rebound

Markets look like they will see a substantial rebound today, at least in the early going. S&P 500 futures are up some 5% just before the market opens. Gilead Sciences  just reported encouraging results around its experimental antiviral Remdesivir in...

Coronavirus Rant

It is good to sit in for Doug Kass on the Daily Diary, this Friday. We sure have a lot of potential topics were conversation today. The market has gone from hitting all-time highs to being deep in bear market territory in a month's time, with the ca...

An Options Tool for Use in Volatile Times

It is the covered call, and it can be used in trading ETFs and individual stocks.

Don't Do the Coronavirus Chase

There are small vaccine and testing companies that see their shares spike when a new virus hits, but whether those gains will last is questionable.

Mass Hysteria Continues and Calls for Selective Investing

The selloff caused by coronavirus fears is creating dividend-paying bargains, but market volatility makes putting money to work a challenge.

Mob Behavior Rules Amid Coronavirus Fears

The financial markets are reacting wildly to the threat posed by a disease that in the end may not be as severe as the panic it is inducing.

2 Sectors Where Insiders Are Stepping Up to Buy Amid Covid-19 Fears

Midstream energy companies and airlines are starting to see insider purchases of their shares.

This Too Shall Pass, So Keep Your Investment Ammo Ready

The most likely near-term path for the market is down amid coronavirus fears, but be prepared to put money into stocks once the outbreak is contained.

2 Prudent Trading Ideas as We Navigate a Substantial Selloff

I am cautious but still making incremental moves.

3 Factors That Could Do Significant Damage to the Markets

The widening coronavirus outbreak, the contentious 2020 presidential race and mediocre earnings growth prospects all pose threats to equities.

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