Write-Offs: 10.05.12

$$$ Lehman Units Settle $38 Billion in Claims [WSJ]

$$$ When will PE firms exit from all their “golden age” buyouts? [Fortune]

$$$ Hedge funds love affair with leverage still on hiatus, for now [Reuters]

$$$ Russian cyber gang said to be organizing a ‘mega heist’ of US banks [Qz]

$$$ GE Capital Said to Near Systemic-Risk Label in Review [Bloomberg, related?]

$$$ World’s Least Fun Person Removing One-of-a-Kind Slide From Apartment He Just Bought [DI]

$$$ That’s it for us today. We’ll be off for the holiday Monday, see you back here on Tuesday!

$$$ A New York multi-strat hedge fund is looking for a junior collateral manager [DBCC]

$$$ Moody’s warns on Portugal’s bailout plan [FT]

$$$ On jobs report, “what we might be seeing is an evolution of seasonal patterns — people starting school and leaving their summer gigs earlier in the summer — which has big implications for how the Labor Department digests and reports the monthly jobs data.” [Economix]

$$$ After JPMorgan, Hannam Said to Focus on Afghan Gold Mine [Bloomberg]

$$$ ‘Price is Right’ finds first male model in show history [NYP]

$$$ Is Quebec’s Stolen Maple Syrup Stashed in Stomachs? [Bloomberg]

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14 Responses to “Write-Offs: 10.05.12”

  1. Donny T says:

    Why is marlin wayans staring at me

  2. Guest says:

    Matt, we all know you're dying to post some enormous chart you've been working on despite the holiday. C'mon, let's have it already.

  3. RBS Breakfast Quant says:

    This syrup story keeps sticking around.

  4. Giamatti says:

    You count on it, rely on it to buffer the passage of time, to keep the memory of sunshine and high skies alive, and then just when the days are all twilight, when you need it most, it stops.

  5. Bob McKenzie says:

    Holiday Monday? Are you hosers celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving too?

  6. guest says:

    <img src="http://www.qwantz.com/comics/comic2-379.png"&gt;

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