Write-Offs: 05.12.14

$$$ U.S. seeks up to 6-1/2 years in prison for SAC’s Steinberg [Reuters]

$$$ Bankruptcy Judge Approves Quiznos Restructuring Plan [WSJ]

$$$Fish stinks from the head down, more precisely, that’s the head of CEO Brady Dougan,” Ernst Schmid, a shareholder wearing a traditional Swiss edelweiss shirt, said at the bank’s annual meeting, calling for the chief executive officer’s resignation over an investigation into whether it helped Americans evade taxes. “Management always tries to sweep things under the carpet, but it’s no longer possible to hide.” [Bloomberg]

$$$ Soaring prices for tech startups stir bubble fears [NYP]

$$$ I Spent a Night at the Urban Cowboy, Williamsburg’s Hip, New Western-Themed Bed and Breakfast [DI]

$$$ Hedge fund titans are testing the quality of US democracy [FT]

$$$ Nasdaq Hires Friedman as Co-President, Likely Front-Runner to Be Next CEO [WSJ]

$$$ Iowa distillery raises pigs to taste like whiskey [WQAD]

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  1. Posted by London Banker | May 13, 2014 at 10:50 AM

    Is today's Opening Bell also a Write Off?

  2. Posted by guest | May 13, 2014 at 10:54 AM

    fuck of shazar

  3. Posted by Debbie Downer | May 13, 2014 at 12:12 PM

    leaving shaz behind the wheel of the opening bell is like handing the keys to toonces to be the DD.

  4. Posted by Guest | May 13, 2014 at 12:25 PM

    Shaz is volunteering in the showers at [redacted] penitentiary.

  5. Posted by Oliver | May 13, 2014 at 12:43 PM

    Hey guys, it's Oliver. What did I miss?