Write-Offs: 03.24.14

$$$ Herbalife Strengthens Ties With Icahn as Ackman War Rages [Bloomberg]

$$$ ECB’s Draghi: Irish Banks Face Issues [WSJ]

$$$ Harvard Business School Launches New Online Learning Platform [THC]

$$$ “Asia will be the future of real estate over the next 25 years,” said Jonathan Gray, who manages about $79 billion for clients as global head of real estate for the Blackstone Group. “The largest investment markets will be in China, India and other countries in the region given their rate of growth. Both public and private real estate markets will be much, much bigger.” [CNBC]

$$$ Cops: Drunk Motorist Was Wearing Pants As Shirt When Found Passed At Wheel [TSG]

$$$ Morgan Stanley pays fine after index hedge topped soymeal limits [Reuters]

$$$ IPO could value GrubHub at $1.7B [Reuters]

$$$ A foodie gives up solid food for Lent and only drinks beer [SNN]