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. Posted by guest | February 15, 2013 at 6:53 PM

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

  2. Posted by Bugs | February 15, 2013 at 7:01 PM

    They're in a pickle all right.

  3. Posted by Matt L d/b/a Shaggy | February 16, 2013 at 7:01 PM

    Wasn't me.

  4. Posted by Guest | February 17, 2013 at 10:45 AM

    Bribery > Insider trading > Selling lemonade without a permit

  5. Posted by Saucier | February 17, 2013 at 1:35 PM

    I heard the SEC has enough evidence to bring 57 charges of insider trading.

  6. Posted by Fat Shazzo | February 18, 2013 at 10:04 AM

    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.

  7. Posted by Akon | February 18, 2013 at 10:14 AM

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

  8. Posted by Look at that! | February 18, 2013 at 11:53 AM

    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.

  9. Posted by Shia la Boeuf | February 18, 2013 at 12:47 PM

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

  10. Posted by Guest | February 18, 2013 at 12:52 PM

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

    - the Millennials

  11. Posted by Guest | February 18, 2013 at 1:15 PM

    Fashinista interns are str8^ bitches

  12. Posted by Timmy Sykes | February 18, 2013 at 1:31 PM

    Wanna hang out sometime?

  13. Posted by Sarah Bernett | February 18, 2013 at 7:06 PM

    I'm looking for a PM, looks like you're right in my sweet spot.