Earlier today on Squawk on the Street, CNBC showed footage of Steve Cohen at Davos. “We caught up with the legendary investor at breakfast this morning,” it was teased. “He told us ‘You don’t want to talk to me, I’m on the way down.’” Now the kind of people who think a hedge fund manager would tell a cameraman the Feds are on his ass are wondering if he was hinting at something! Indeed, we’re thinking he was! Gather round, ’cause this is a huge scoop you’re not gonna wanna miss.

And that hint was: “Fuck off, CNBC. I’m having a conversation here.”

Comments (36)

  1. Posted by Hurtfeelings | January 28, 2011 at 4:16 PM

    One way to view the size of Mr. Paulson’s $5 billion profit: It is nearly as much as the $6.4 billion that Forbes magazine last year estimated as the total net worth of Steven Cohen, the well-known head of $12 billion hedge-fund firm SAC Capital.

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  15. Posted by Rock&Rho | January 28, 2011 at 4:56 PM

    CNBC did not stick around for the full comment. He was actually saying, “I’m on my way down to Dominos, do you want anything”.

  16. Posted by Guest | January 28, 2011 at 4:58 PM

    and then he backhanded the reporter in the face.

  17. Posted by Peter Davis | January 28, 2011 at 5:15 PM

    Translated: “Once I set up another sucker trade for the public, I’ll be happy to go on your network and allow you to lick my ass and tell me how wonderful I am. Until then, however, I must respectfully request that you fuck off. P.S. Have a nice day.”

  18. Posted by Kevin Bundschuh | January 28, 2011 at 5:21 PM

    he was clearly doing drugs. uppers don’t last forever.

  19. Posted by Guest | January 28, 2011 at 5:52 PM

    ha

  20. Posted by Guest | January 28, 2011 at 5:52 PM

    ha

  21. Posted by Baba | January 28, 2011 at 6:21 PM

    Could he actually be going down, as in downhill skiing?
    This is Davos, for Crissake!

  22. Posted by on the way down | January 28, 2011 at 6:41 PM

    Bess:

    You should have accompanied Stevie to his Davos cherry pop, and maybe next year, if nothing else, your well-heeled legion of fans can finance this (count me in). I’d bet the ranch that Stevie would be delighted to talk to you, even if he was on the way down…..

    Bess Fan

  23. Posted by Cartographer | January 28, 2011 at 6:45 PM

    Well duh? Of course he is going down. The elevation difference between Davos and Stamford is drastic. If he decends too quickly, he’ll die on impact.

    -LEH Quant

  24. Posted by Cartographer | January 28, 2011 at 6:45 PM

    Well duh? Of course he is going down. The elevation difference between Davos and Stamford is drastic. If he decends too quickly, he’ll die on impact.

    -LEH Quant

  25. Posted by Guest | January 28, 2011 at 6:53 PM

    pretty sure he’s already talked to her, several times.
    In agreement we should finance her trip there next year, though.

  26. Posted by The Russian | January 28, 2011 at 6:58 PM

    Going down as in “Book him, Dano.”

  27. Posted by SAC | January 28, 2011 at 7:14 PM

    oh yes we did.

  28. Posted by SAC | January 28, 2011 at 7:14 PM

    oh yes we did.

  29. Posted by Guest | January 28, 2011 at 7:14 PM

    he was definitely skiing.

  30. Posted by Guest | January 28, 2011 at 7:14 PM

    he was definitely skiing.

  31. Posted by Guest | January 28, 2011 at 9:34 PM

    I thought it was an oral sex reference.

    -AIG Quant

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