Write-Offs: 04.23.14

$$$ Ackman Left Trail as He Built Allergan Stake

$$$ Facebook first-quarter revenue grows 72 percent on rising mobile ads [Reuters]

$$$I love Coke, I love the management, I love the directors, so I didn’t want to vote ‘No’,” Buffett said. “It’s kind of un-American to vote ‘No’ at a Coke meeting. I didn’t want to express any disapproval of management but we did disapprove of the plan. The plan compared to past plans was a significant change.” [Reuters]

$$$ S.E.C. Settles With Ex-Nvidia Employee in Insider Trading Case [Dealbook]

$$$ Not long ago, a cereal called Holy Crap might have been the punch line of a joke. Or it might have been banned. Few would have expected annual sales to grow to $5.5 million in four years. [NYT]

$$$ Pimco’s Love Affair With Brazil Rekindled After Rejection [Bloomberg]

$$$ Zynga Founder Mark Pincus Gives Up Operating Duties [WSJ]

$$$ Police: Fight between two dog walkers leads to arrest [ICPC]

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  1. Posted by Captain Oblivious | April 24, 2014 at 11:44 AM

    I agree, never vote no on a Coke vote..
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