Write-Offs: 02.26.13

$$$ U.S. Banks Had Second-Best Earnings Ever in 2012, FDIC Says [Bloomberg]

$$$ Dimon Says Lenders to Have More Capital Than They Can Use [Bloomberg]

$$$ Banks Fear Court Ruling in Argentina Bond Debt [DealBook]

$$$ “’We are seeing some elements of precrisis behavior,’ Mr. Marks said on Tuesday at the SuperReturn International 2013 conference. ‘We are seeing people engaging in bullish behavior.’” [DealBook]

$$$ AB InBev Overstates Alcohol in Budweiser, Lawsuit Claims [Bloomberg]

$$$ Nassim Taleb book party tonight! [Book Culture]

$$$ Best Buy takeover attempt by founder in jeopardy [Reuters]

$$$ At Barnes & Noble, Interests of Top Executives Diverge [WSJ]

$$$ It’s time to abolish the FHFA [Reuters / Felix Salmon]

$$$ New Stream Capital Executives Accused of Fraud [WSJ]

$$$ Former CFO Sues T. Boone Pickens’ Son [CNS]