Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jan 6 2012 | 9:54am ET
Steven Cohen is adding some more firepower to his own team at SAC Capital Advisors.
Cohen is moving industrials trader Charles Simonian onto the so-called Cohen Account, personally overseen by Cohen and managing about $3 billion of the $14 billion firm's assets. Simonian will oversee the account's industrials trading with longtime Cohen protégé Chandler Blockage, Reuters reports.
Simonian has worked at SAC's Sigma Capital group since joining the firm in 2008. He formerly managed his own hedge fund, Exton Capital.
SAC returned about 8% last year.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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