Write-Offs: 12.19.14

$$$ Citigroup Says Instagram Is Worth $35 Billion [Dealbook]

$$$ Elizabeth Warren Gets Her Own Folksong on Park Avenue [Bloomberg]

$$$ Russia’s parliament rushes through bill boosting banking capital [Reuters]

$$$ BlackBerry is gaining momentum: CEO [CNBC]

$$$ TSA returns lost luggage to woman 20 years later [UPI] Read more »

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Write-Offs: 12.18.14

$$$ There’s a Blacklist in the $800 Billion U.S. Loan Market and It’s Not Illegal [Bloomberg]

$$$ Goldman’s Waldron Replaces Weinberg as Co-Head of Investment Banking [WSJ]

$$$ LightSquared Files Restructuring Plan That Includes Phil Falcone [WSJ]

$$$ Two Wells Fargo units to pay $1.5 million for anti-money laundering lapses: FINRA [Reuters]

$$$ Sony’s Costs From ‘The Interview’ Likely Near $200 Million [Bloomberg]

$$$ Nasa satellites spot garish Christmas decorations from space; Florida is the worst offender [IBT] Read more »

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Write-Offs: 12.17.14

$$$ Russian Crisis Spillover to U.S. Economy Likely to Be Small, Yellen Says [Bloomberg]

$$$ Top Herbalife salesman acknowledges high failure rate in video [Reuters]

$$$ Costolo’s family trust sells Twitter stock: Report [CNBC]

$$$ Johns Hopkins Sends ‘Welcome’ E-Mails to 294 Rejected Applicants [Bloomberg]

$$$ Man finds woman to replace ex for free trip around the world [AP] Read more »

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Write-Offs: 12.16.14

$$$ Bad Quarter, and Bad Year, for Jefferies [Dealbook]

$$$ Speed Trader Study Shows Treasuries Hurt When Breaking News Hits [Bloomberg]

$$$ Western Banks Curtail Flow of Cash to Russian Entities [WSJ]

$$$ Icahn Stands to Lose $286 Million on Talisman Deal [Bloomberg]

$$$ Moody’s cuts Alaska’s outlook to negative on oil [CNBC]

$$$ Rudolph’s revenge: Reindeer destroys sleigh [UPI] Read more »

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Write-Offs: 12.15.14

$$$ Jeffrey Gundlach, on his year as new ‘King of Bonds’ [Jennifer Ablan / Reuters]

$$$ Fallout for the S.E.C. and the Justice Dept. From the Insider Trading Ruling [Dealbook]

$$$ Lehman trustee petitions Supreme Court over Barclays dispute [Reuters]

$$$ Why You’re Drinking Champagne All Wrong [Bloomberg]

$$$ George W. Bush Has Some Artistic Advice for You [Daily Intel] Read more »

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Write-Offs: 12.12.14

$$$ India Analyst Is Jailed After Negative Report [WSJ]

$$$ Sony worried cyberattacks could continue [Reuters]

$$$ Heather Capital: How a $600 Million Hedge Fund Disappeared [WSJ]

$$$ Bill Gross: The Fed Needs to Keep Rates Low [Bloomberg]

$$$ Steve Jobs’ Apple 1 computer sells for $350,000 [UPI]

$$$ Pope confirms all dogs go to heaven [DI] Read more »

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Write-Offs: 12.11.14

$$$ Paul Singer Pins Blame on Fed for Income Inequality [Dealbook]

$$$ SEC Targets Risks at Fund Firms [WSJ]

$$$ ‘Yellen index’ says Fed could hike now [CNBC]

$$$ Lending Club Shares Surge in Market Debut [WSJ]

$$$ Meet Michael Baxter, The Man Who Has 203 ‘Simpsons’ Characters Tattooed On His Back [HP] Read more »

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Write-Offs: 12.10.14

$$$ Congress Deal to Avoid Shutdown Includes Victory for Big Banks [Bloomberg]

$$$ Standard Chartered Beefs Up Anti-Crime Defenses [WSJ]

$$$ At Stanford, venture capital reaches into the dorm [Reuters]

$$$ Your Life Is Worth $6 Million Less in a Nuclear Meltdown [Bloomberg]

$$$The Ultimate Guide To Hooking Up At Your Office Holiday Party” [YT] Read more »

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