Performance Watch '13: SAC Capital

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Looks like Hot Dog Daypaid off.

Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund has posted strong returns so far this year even as it deals with a criminal indictment charging the $14 billion fund with being a breeding ground for insider trading. A source familiar with the firm said Cohen's fund was up about 13 percent this year as of last Friday and has had a particularly good September.

Cohen's SAC Capital up 13 percent for year: source [Reuters]

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