Article: ‘Hedge Fund King’ Steven Cohen Gets Back to Business

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‘Hedge Fund King’ Steven Cohen Gets Back to Business

Money Talking, 02 February 2018

Before he was known for an insider trading scandal, Steven Cohen was known as the “hedge fund king,” bringing sky-high returns to clients at his super successful firm, SAC Capital Advisors — and serving as an inspiration for the Showtime series “Billions.”

Now, Cohen is looking to get back into business after a two-year ban on trading other people’s money ended at the start of this year. With his new company, Point72 Asset Management, Cohen is once again courting clients and their billions — up to $4 billion, according to a recent report from Bloomberg. Continue reading “Article: ‘Hedge Fund King’ Steven Cohen Gets Back to Business”

Article: The Story of Steve Cohen and SAC Capital

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The Story of Steve Cohen and SAC Capital

RICHMAN CENTER NEWS, 30 October 2017

On October 30, 2017, the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy held a fireside chat with Sheelah Kolhatkar, author of Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street. In her book, Kolhatkar relives the challenges faced by federal prosecutors while investigating insider trading by SAC Capital, a hedge fund headed by Steve Cohen—a secretive, intense, and highly successful trader who made billions from short term investments and trading. Continue reading “Article: The Story of Steve Cohen and SAC Capital”

Article: How Wall Street billionaire Steve Cohen survived an insider trading scandal

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How Wall Street billionaire Steve Cohen survived an insider trading scandal

CBC Radio, 07 April 2017

Scandal on Wall Street didn’t end with 2008’s financial crisis. New Yorker staff writer Sheelah Kolhatkar chronicles the rise and fall of the prominent hedge fund SAC Capital in a new book, Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street.

Kolhatkar explains how insider trading allegations dogged the company and its ultra-rich founder, Steven Cohen. Cohen “was an iconic figure in the financial industry,” she tells The Current’s Friday host Piya Chattopadhyay. Continue reading “Article: How Wall Street billionaire Steve Cohen survived an insider trading scandal”

Article: ‘Black Edge’ Recounts The Biggest Insider-Trading Scandal In History

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‘Black Edge’ Recounts The Biggest Insider-Trading Scandal In History

Fresh Air, 07 February 2017

Sheelah Kolhatkar discusses the investigation of billionaire hedge-fund trader Steven A. Cohen. She says the ways Wall Street elites accumulate wealth often negatively affect the rest of the country. Continue reading “Article: ‘Black Edge’ Recounts The Biggest Insider-Trading Scandal In History”