Write-Offs: 02.27.13

$$$ Senate approves Lew as new Treasury chief [Reuters]

$$$ J.C. Penney Posts Large Loss as Sales Sink Further [WSJ]

$$$ Goldman hires Citigroup lobbyist Amy Overton, who makes excellent guacamole [Reuters / Lauren Tara LaCapra]

$$$ Wall Street Junk Kings Selling Debt Poised to Lose Value [Bloomberg]

$$$ Volcker Rule Could Be Delayed — Again [WSJ]

$$$ Occupy the SEC is suing to force regulators to work faster on the Volcker Rule [Occupy the SEC]

$$$ MBAs Assemble a Malm Bed from IKEA [YouTube / Wharton Follies]

$$$ Citi Private Bank is looking for a senior taxable fixed income portfolio manager in Stamford [DBCC]

$$$ Delaware Finds Reverse Triangular Mergers Aren’t Assignments [Deal Lawyers]

$$$ Calpers Claims Victory in Apple Vote That Didn’t Happen [Deal Journal]

$$$ “If a bank’s cost of funding went up idiosyncratically, the borrower got penalized. If a bank was suddenly considered a big credit risk, it’s borrowers paid the premium.” [NetNet / John Carney]

$$$ ‘Marijuana cannon’ used to fire drugs over US border seized in Mexico [Guardian]

$$$ Sallie Krawcheck: Going To An All-Girls School Was Tougher Than Working On Wall Street [The Jane Dough]

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  1. Posted by Guest | February 27, 2013 at 6:51 PM

    Matt, this cannot go unpunished: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-27/about-th

  2. Posted by EVERYONE | February 27, 2013 at 10:59 PM


    give 'em hell

  3. Posted by Guest | February 28, 2013 at 6:01 AM
  4. Posted by Guest | February 28, 2013 at 6:05 AM

    Wow. Bberg can make a sensible post without the use of charts? Extraordinary.

  5. Posted by VonSloneker | February 28, 2013 at 9:28 AM

    …and it is the poorer for it.

    – Chart Porn Afficionado

  6. Posted by Fewdollarsmore | February 28, 2013 at 9:34 AM

    Marijuana cannon. What's next? Human cannon for illegal border crossing.

  7. Posted by DK'd | February 28, 2013 at 9:47 AM

    Shaz, where's the fucking morning bell. My coffee is getting cold.

    Since tomorrow the Sequester Spending Cuts kick in, I'm just wondering. Will it have an impact on the tax credits Breaking Media receives for hiring disabled staff (Shazar).