Seekingalpha.com – Since inception, its funds have returned on average 40% annually, which explains how they can charge a 50% performance fee to investors, compared to the normal 20% that most hedge funds charge. They are very active traders and at any given time can account for up to 3% of the volume on the New York Stock Exchange and up to 1% on the Nasdaq. And, if you’re curious, you can see a picture of Cohen’s house here.
Before beginning, we do want to stress that since SAC actively trades positions quite frequently, tracking it via its13F is not necessarily beneficial and we advise that those reading take this with a grain of salt. We are simply covering the fund since it’s a prominent fund and many of our readers were curious about what it was up to these days.