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    Bank Of America Got A Deal On Its Last Billion Dollar Settlement

    Was this an act of a judge taking pity on BofA in light of the fact that it basically writes the government 9 figure checks on a weekly basis, and is probably going to write a ten figure one early next month? Unclear, but it calls for a round of celebratory drinks in Charlotte tonight.

    / Jul 30, 2014 at 4:51 PM
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    Robert Benmosche: We Showed This World A Thing Or Two

    “Dear Colleagues,” Robert Benmosche wrote in a memo to AIG employees today. “We come together as a company to celebrate in good times and we draw together in times of shared crisis. Today warrants a celebration like no other in AIG’s history and places well in the past a crisis none of us will ever […]

    / Dec 11, 2012 at 11:06 AM
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    Citadel May Soon Be Able To Collect Performance Fees Again

    The hedge fund giant’s Kensington and Wellington funds rose 0.44% in April. The two funds are up 8.4% through the first four months of the year. Kensington and Wellington began the year needing to return about 20% to return to their high-water marks and recoup all of 2008’s losses. The funds rose 11% last year […]

    / May 5, 2011 at 12:43 PM
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    For London Bankers, It’s Once Again Socially Acceptable To Buy Expensive Stuff, Shove A Bunch Of Hundos In A Stripper’s G-String

    I know I don’t need to tell you that there have been terrible consequences to the financial crisis. People have lost their homes. They’ve lost their jobs. Some have lost their wills to live. Many of those whose jobs remained intact saw their bonuses take a painful hit. One of the lesser known stories is […]

    / Oct 11, 2010 at 12:30 PM
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    Housekeeping: Recent Comments Are Back!

    Kind of! I know many of you miss that little tab that went away during Apocalypse 2010. It’s not officially back yet but if you go here, it’s just like coming home again. No longer will you have to wonder who is telling you to go fuck yourself at that exact moment. You’re welcome.

    / Jun 3, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    Tearful Reunions: Your Bonus And A Little Strip Of Long Island

    This morning we discussed the fact that after a torturous year of not being able to buy $300,000 cars because of how it would look, many of you are now feeling strong enough and confident enough to go for it without the fear of people calling you a tone deaf douchebag. Well that was just […]

    / May 25, 2010 at 3:56 PM
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    Caption Contest Monday

    [via Dealbook]

    / Apr 19, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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    Vikram Pandit: HAPPY. AS. A. CLAM

    When Vikram Pandit first joined Citi, he was a happy, smiley Uncle Vik. And why shouldn’t he have been? The bank had just laid out hundreds of millions of dollars to land him and he was thisclose to buying Tony Randall’s apartment. Plus, he’s just always had a sunny disposition. Despite the fact that that […]

    / Apr 6, 2010 at 11:30 AM

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