With over 20 years of experience in the financial industry, Bret Jensen brings success as an investor and entrepreneur to TheStreet Real Money Pro team. As the chief investment strategist at Simplified Asset Management between 2008-2011, Jensen’s small long/short hedge fund was in the top 5% of long/short hedge funds for total return in its first full year (2009) as ranked by Hedgeco fund database. He currently acts as corporate secretary for Florida Alternative Investment Association, which encompasses more than 100 managers managing more than $30 billion in assets under management.
Jensen specializes in value and GARP investing, along with simple options strategies like covered call trades. He is passionate about teaching others how to achieve financial independence at a relatively young age like he did.
He has been a Real Money and Real Money Pro contributor for TheStreet team since 2012. His coverage focuses primarily on sector coverage, stock trading ideas, options trading, and macroeconomic trends. Fun fact about Jensen: he became a professional poker player at the age of 18 before turning his attention to investing.
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This pair of household names easily could pull back based on the economic challenges ahead.
And the likelihood that inflation will be persistent should keep interest rates higher for longer, which will have multiple negative economic consequences.
Insider buying by the new CEO of this buyer of biopharmaceutical royalties, puts this name on my radar.
After getting a 'win' earlier this week on an acquisition, let's highlight a few similar names in my portfolio.
I'm betting the economy and equities will deteriorate in the back half of the year as a weakening consumer and interest rate pressures take their toll.
For now they're to be considered speculative.