Write-Offs: 12.22.11

$$$ House G.O.P. Leaders Reach Agreement on Payroll Tax [NYT]

$$$ Risk Is Out, and Goldman Sachs Cuts Ties With Brokers [WSJ]

$$$ Hungary Defends Economy After Ratings Downgrade [WSJ]

$$$ Lauren E. Weinberg, a 23-year-old ASU business student, told Sheriff’s deputies she survived in her car for nine days without cold weather gear and on nothing more than two candy bars. For drinking water, she used the sun to melt snow in bottles. [AZDS]

$$$ North Korea Economy Back to Work [WSJ]

$$$ Allen Stanford Competent To Stand Trial [AP]

$$$ Burial of Human Ashes OK in Pet Cemeteries [WSJ]

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  1. Posted by trojan_ | December 22, 2011 at 6:06 PM

    -VT "Highway Hog" Quant

  2. Posted by Chart Addict | December 22, 2011 at 6:44 PM

    I feel so cold and lost and alone right now, where's today's Matt article??

    -Guy who really appreciates long winded discussions on random topics and may or may not be looking for new ways to rationalize engaging in morally dubious behavior involving material non public information.

  3. Posted by Festival of Lights | December 22, 2011 at 8:51 PM

    Its his gift to us. 8 days of no posts.

  4. Posted by UBS MD | December 22, 2011 at 9:54 PM

    These ASU ladies are an enterprising bunch – first that elizabeth hawkenson, now this…

  5. Posted by James Kim | December 22, 2011 at 10:57 PM

    Those damned Forest Services gates are nothing but trouble.

  6. Posted by academia | December 23, 2011 at 8:47 AM

    If you can see sunlight then you're not trapped.

    -pissed off ASU professor who's waiting on 1 final.