Write-Offs

Write-Offs: 02.15.13

$$$ S.E.C. Acts on Suspicious Heinz Trading [DealBook]

$$$ Facebook says target of sophisticated hacking attack [Reuters]

$$$ Gleacher Won’t Explore Merger for Now [WSJ]

$$$ Berlusconi defends need for bribery [FT]

$$$ “My grandkids always beat me at Rock Band. And I say, Listen, you may beat me at Rock Band, but I made the original records, so shut up.” - Paul McCartney [Arts Beat]

$$$ A multi-strategy hedge fund is looking for an FX quant/strategist in NY, Chicago or London [DBCC]

$$$ Warren Buffett might buy some other companies, or he might not [Bloomberg]

$$$ Warren Buffett’s Kind of Deal [DealBook]

$$$ Dealpolitik: Heinz Deal Introduces a New Twist on Reverse Breakup Fees [Deal Journal]

$$$ Could Dodd-Frank be unconstitutional? No? [Wonkblog]

$$$ San Diego shocked by ex-mayor’s BILLION-dollar gambling losses [AP]

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  1. guest says:

    Can't wait for the disclosure on who the suspicious heinz options investors were. That's gonna be a good one.

  2. Bugs says:

    They're in a pickle all right.

  3. Guest says:

    Bribery > Insider trading > Selling lemonade without a permit

  4. Fat Shazzo says:

    Someone get off their ass and get me an opening bell for crying out loud! Fuck, I could smack a baby on a plan right about now.

    • Akon says:

      Wish we never hired Shaz right now, na na, we need an opening bell right now, na na

    • Look at that! says:

      Bank holiday. Thus, the fashionista interns who have been running opening bell of late don't have to mess with financial news and can watch fashion shows in London.

      -Guy who checks fashionista from time to time in case there's some tastefully presented, fashion nudity.

    • Guest says:

      No opening bell. Killing the time by tweeting about the hacked @BurgerKing twitter account instead. sigh.

      – the Millennials

  5. Shia la Boeuf says:

    I just turned $100 into $500,000 in the markets today.