Write-Offs: 11.09.12

$$$ Crédit Agricole Posts Record Loss After Greek Sale [WSJ]

$$$ Dimon: America Still The Best There Is [CNBC]

$$$ Regulators Postpone Some Basel Rules [DealBook]

$$$ Jury Is Told Ex-UBS Trader Was Made a Scapegoat for Bank’s Woes [DealBook]

$$$ U.S. judge insists Argentina must pay holdout creditors [Reuters]

$$$ Charles Darwin Gets 4,000 Votes in Georgia Congressional Race [DI]

$$$ The SEC is looking a financial economist in the Division of Risk, Strategy, and Financial Innovation, Office of Risk Assessment and Interactive Data in DC [DBCC]

$$$ Jane Street’s Reynolds Turns To Art With Trading Fortune [Bloomberg]

$$$ Exec Who Allegedly Enabled Fraud Runs Chase’s Effort to Compensate Foreclosure Victims [ProPublica]

$$$ A Run on Groupon’s Shares as Growth Slows Again [DealBook]

$$$ Judge: Kodak Didn’t Mislead Market By Keeping Mum on Bankruptcy Prep [Deal Journal]

$$$ “The IMF, on the other hand, is an old hand at bailouts and has learned a lot of expensive lessons. It isn’t willing to throw money into Greece without an actual, credible plan, as opposed to the tissue of optimistic assumptions and politically conditioned forecasts that the EU habitually uses to disguise the true state of affairs from itself and the voters.” [Via Meadia]

$$$ A trip to outer space (that will “qualify you as an official astronaut”) — for just $95,000 [MW]

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  1. Posted by InheritWind | November 10, 2012 at 8:49 AM

    Darwin did have those sweet bumper stickers.

    Bubba Scopes