For the moment, however, Cohen is preparing for an end-of-year boat trip, said someone familiar with the matter, and is ending 2013 with an impressive market performance of more than 16 percent returns, according to someone familiar with the figures, despite the legal maelstrom. He was in his office Wednesday, watching Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on CNBC, when Steinberg’s verdict was returned. “Guilty,” Cohen muttered in the midst of Bernanke’s televised press conference, a pronouncement that was picked up on SAC’s internal intercom system for traders who hadn’t yet learned the outcome to hear. It was an eerie experience, said someone who was there. [CNBC]

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  1. Posted by Guest | December 19, 2013 at 5:50 PM

    There's an idea for January's new name– Fishy Capital.

  2. Posted by BDUBs | December 28, 2013 at 3:53 PM

    in 2013, 16% is a lot of things-"impressive" is NOT one of them.