Write-Offs: 02.25.13

$$$ Italy Vote Shows No Clear Winner, as Berlusconi Rises [WSJ]

$$$ Remember That $83 Billion Bank Subsidy? We Weren’t Kidding [Bloomberg, earlier]

$$$ “All the efforts to calculate the cost of equity capital from equity market correlations are bogus.” [Aleph Blog]

$$$ “There appears to be a growing trend in dying industries: The bosses want to hold their bedside vigils in private.” [Deal Journal]

$$$ Banks to sell complex CDS books [IFR]

$$$ “As an excellent student with advanced people skills and an exciting resume, with a desire to be part of a challenging, energetic, and reputable organization, I will be a valuable addition to The Catholic Church as your new Pope.” [McSweeney's]

$$$ A top-tier investment management firm is looking for a VP, behavioral finance specialist in New York [DBCC]

$$$ Wells Fargo Role in Heinz Deal Is Credit Negative, Moody’s Says [Bloomberg]

$$$ Leveraged loan market on fire [Sober Look]

$$$ Banks Face Key Hurdle in Libor Fight [WSJ]

$$$ RBS plans IPO for U.S. arm Citizens in next two years [Reuters]

$$$ John Kerry Brings Democracy to Kyrzakhstan [DI]

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  1. Posted by Guest | February 25, 2013 at 10:20 PM
  2. Posted by Bloomberg Editors | February 26, 2013 at 12:08 AM

    Dear Matt,

    Come at us, bro.

  3. Posted by Anne | February 26, 2013 at 7:30 AM

    Seriously proud slow clap for the Bloomberg response. Bravo sir.

  4. Posted by Matt of Charts | February 26, 2013 at 9:18 AM

    You mad?

  5. Posted by reader of comments | February 26, 2013 at 9:20 AM

    Laxbro!