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Write-Offs: 04.16.14

$$$ Avenue Capital’s Lasry Said Buying Bucks for $550 Million [Bloomberg]

$$$ Yellen Says Fed Committed to Policies to Support Recovery [Bloomberg]

$$$ Hedge Funds Post Worst First-Quarter Results Since 2008 [BusinessWeek]

$$$ Former Madoff aides seek to have convictions tossed [Reuters]

$$$ The first 2,500 fans in attendance at MCU Park on July 5 will receive a Keith Hernandez “Magic Loogie” bobblehead, commemorating the episode in which Kramer and Newman accused the former Mets first baseman of spitting at them after a game. [ESPN] Read more »

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  • 16 Apr 2014 at 4:40 PM

Steve Cohen Needs Your Best Trade Ideas

He’s got 90 days to make his fine back. Can he do it? With your help, he just might. Read more »

From 2021 or so, first-year analysts may not get the sarcasm when you call the garbage they produce “trenchant,” and may seek clarification when asked to prevaricate on a sensitive matter. Read more »

  • 16 Apr 2014 at 2:50 PM

The Bitcoin Bugle: Sinobits!

The Chinese may not like bitcoin. And they may not want their banks doing any kind of business with anything bitcoin-related. But they aren’t going to be so vulgar as to ban it. In fact, they’ll even let their citizens waste their hard-earned yuan on it. Read more »

Questions from a parliamentary committee will not be the toughest faced by the former minister who moonlighted as chairman of a failing bank. Read more »

On Tuesday afternoon, an article appeared over at the Times that referred to Lloyd Blankfein as the “former” CEO of Goldman Sachs. As Blankfein is very much the current chief executive, a correction was issued.

…teeing the bank up for the deployment of some corporate Twitter account sass. Read more »


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  • 16 Apr 2014 at 12:14 PM

Bonus Watch ’14: BlackRock CEOs

Larry Fink > Lloyd Blankfein. Read more »