Write-Offs: 03.28.12

$$$ ‘I Don’t Know’ Dominates MF Hearing [WSJ]

$$$ Facebook halts secondary market trading, plans for May IPO [Reuters]

$$$ European banks are loading up on their governments’ debts [DealBook]

$$$ Banks in Best Shape in Three Decades: Dick Bove. FYI [CNBC]

$$$ Survey finds that 33 is the happiest age of people’s lives [NYDN]

$$$ A multi-billion dollar hedge fund is looking for a market risk manager for its equities desk – could it be you? [DBCC]

$$$ Argentine Funds Can’t Be Seized by Bond Holders, Judge Says [Bloomberg]

$$$ ISDA mechanics worked perfectly for Greek CDS but they’ll change those mechanics just in case [ISDA]

$$$ Nassim Taleb wants to execute CEOs of failed banks or something [Farnam Street]

$$$ American Apparel signed another three-year contract with porny CEO Dov Charney [Fashionista]

$$$ Takeover Battle Looms for Publicly Traded Porn Company; the two competing bidders are Longkloof Limited and Manwin Holdings [CNBC]

$$$ Mitt Romney thinks firing people is hilarious [DI]

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  1. Posted by Guest | March 28, 2012 at 9:32 PM

    Survey* finds that 33 is the happiest age of people’s lives

    *Survey does not include anyone who has attended college

  2. Posted by Jesus | March 29, 2012 at 12:41 AM

    Yeah, I call bs on that 33 too

  3. Posted by Michael | March 29, 2012 at 6:19 AM

    Childhood were the best days. Atleast I wasnt horny every night and a drug addict with and ego which needs constant boost and living in a disillusioned world where money is everything and I am still not happy.

  4. Posted by Ron Burgundy | March 29, 2012 at 8:45 AM

    Sequel in the works. Bess, this deserves its own post.

  5. Posted by OSIntegrityQuant, MD | March 29, 2012 at 9:40 AM

    regarding dirty sink from y'day..am I the only person who saw the original tag?

    It is CHILTON INVESTMENT CORP. A quick search reveals:

    President, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Risk Officer

    -the most value I will add today

  6. Posted by Huésped | March 29, 2012 at 11:50 AM

    He was so disappointed to find out it was one of the risk guys. The interview process for the replacement has been modified accordingly to include a dishwashing test.

  7. Posted by John Corzine | March 29, 2012 at 12:03 PM

    So, for this risk management gig, how many multi billions are we exactly talking about?

    – Anonymous