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The acquisition increased Cohen’s position on Ardea to almost billion.

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In 2006, SAC’s trading accounted for 2% of all stock market trading activity.

As a pure trader, Cohen attempts to take advantage of an equity’s up and down movements in a bid to generate excess returns without assuming additional risk.

Steve Cohen’s risk taking skills were birthed during his days in high school where he was known as a mean poker player.

He credited poker to be his biggest determinant in his risk taking training.

As much as Steve Cohen is seen mostly as a successful trader, he has not been spared the surety of losses that almost every investor and trader has experienced.

SAC Capital lost millions when its 2001 long bet on Im Clone Systems was unsuccessful.

At the beginning of 2012, Cohen made a .7 billion bet on Ardea Biosciences.

Three weeks later, Astra Zeneca made a deal to buy Ardea.

In fact, in 2003, SAC Capital was said to account for an average of 3% and 1% of the NYSE’s and NASDAQ’s daily trading, respectively.

This high volume statistics accounted for up to a minimum of 20 million shares traded per day.

At the beginning of 2013, the fund had approximately billion under management.

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