Write-Offs: 01.25.11

$$$ Text Of Obama’s State Of The Union [WSJ]

$$$ Merrill Pays $10 Million to End Claims It Misused Client Orders [Bloomberg]

$$$ The world’s best emerging market: Detroit [LJPR]?

$$$ Is the world’s largest super-volcano set to erupt for the first time in 600,000 years, wiping out two-thirds of the U.S.? [DM]

$$$ Mohamed El-Erian: Davos Moguls Adjust to Fast, Slow, Reverse [Bloomberg]

$$$ Greece Default With Ireland Breaks Euro by 2016 in Global Poll [Bloomberg]

$$$ Cantor Fitzgerald adding 100 equities professionals [FINS]

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2 Responses to “Write-Offs: 01.25.11”

  1. Gold Standard says:


    (1) lncrease fees. Check. Hide fees. Check.
    (2) “Offer” at market Interest Rates on Savings under 1% ($10/$1000?) Check.
    (3) Charge $3+$3 atm fees for one non-branch withdrawl? Check.
    (4) Repeat once a month. $6×12=$72. Interest on $7200 average balance for a yeae? Ck.
    (3) Eliminate financial planners who might be forced to notice. Check.

    Laugh all the way to the bank? Check.
    Oh, wait…we are the bank…
    Send $$$ to lobbyist in Washington? Check.
    Spend $$$ to “advertise” on (er, payoff) …