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    Opening Bell: 1.15.15

    BlackBerry, Samsung Deny They’re in Talks About a Deal (Bloomberg) BlackBerry Ltd. and Samsung Electronics Co. denied reports that they are in talks about Samsung potentially acquiring the Canadian smartphone maker. BlackBerry retreated after an earlier surge, falling as much as 17 percent to $10.50 in late trading in New York. Reuters, citing an unnamed […]

    / Jan 15, 2015 at 7:00 AM
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    Write-Offs: 1.14.15

    $$$ Jamie Dimon Complains Of Regulatory Bukkake [Redline] $$$ Etsy Crafts IPO Putting New York Tech Companies Back on the Map [Bloomberg] $$$ Forex Probe Finds New Signs of Potential Wrongdoing [WSJ] $$$ House Passes Bill to Ease Some Wall Street Regulations [WSJ] $$$ Police: Baker spiked granola with metal nuts and bolts [UPI]

    / Jan 14, 2015 at 6:00 PM
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    Now That You Mention It, Steve Eisman Does See His Resemblance To Ryan Gosling

    The film version of The Big Short is coming. Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, and Ryan Gosling are attached but no roles have been announced yet. Any guesses which real life characters they’ll be portraying? Who called dibs on Greg Lippmann?

    / Jan 14, 2015 at 5:30 PM
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    Charlie Gasparino Has Questions

    who will be wearing his ass for a hat? and who's making money on wall street? my latest @FoxBusiness exclusive http://t.co/WHh1Y5qO99 — Charles Gasparino (@CGasparino) January 13, 2015

    / Jan 14, 2015 at 8:45 AM
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    Opening Bell

    Opening Bell: 1.14.15

    Extent of UBS Restructuring Disputed in Court Case (WSJ) A senior UBS investment-banking executive, for example, disputed some past comments by UBS’s finance chief, Tom Naratil, and its investment-banking boss, Andrea Orcel , about the magnitude of the restructuring plan, known as Project Accelerate. Other executives played down the revamp’s impact on the breadth of […]

    / Jan 14, 2015 at 7:00 AM
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    Write-Offs: 1.13.15

    $$$ Wall Street will be part of “aggressive bidding” for the Brooklyn Nets, whose proximity might bring a price that eclipses the National Basketball Association record $2 billion former Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer paid for the Los Angeles Clippers. [Bloomberg] $$$ Will our very own mooch aka @Scaramucci put a bid in […]

    / Jan 13, 2015 at 6:30 PM
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    Could A Federal Judge Explain To MetLife What ‘Systemically Important’ Means, Exactly?

    MetLife’s just not sure we have enough information or experience to know whether the largest insurer in the United States, with only 90 million customers in 60 countries and $900 billion or so in assets, could really be said to be “important” or to pose a “risk” in any kind of serious way. I mean, […]

    / Jan 13, 2015 at 4:43 PM

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