Write-Offs: 08.29.14

$$$ JPMorgan Hack Said to Span Months Via Multiple Flaws [Bloomberg]

$$$ Ukraine Invasion Claims Wipe Out Russia Bondholder Gains [Bloomberg]

$$$ Brazil Falls Into Recession with Second Quarter GDP [Reuters]

$$$ A Midtown landlord is taking cramped city living to new heights — by renting a 2 bedroom apartment with 22 beds, according to a video posted online. Hawking what appears to be an illegal hostel, the apartment owner touts the “amazing location” for “young professionals” on 27th Street and Third Avenue. [NYP]

$$$ Woman Discovers Her Cat Is Cheating On Her, Living Double Life [HP]

$$$ That’s it for us today! Enjoy the holiday and we’ll see you back here on Tuesday! Read more »

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Write-Offs: 08.28.14

$$$ Benmosche Sped Up AIG Exit Amid Year-to-Live Prognosis [Bloomberg]

$$$ KPMG Faces Criticism for Espírito Santo Audit Work [WSJ]

$$$ Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge [YouTube]

$$$ IMF board likely to back Lagarde during French probe: sources

$$$ Rob Ford once forced a football team to roll in goose feces [AP] Read more »

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Write-Offs: 08.27.14

$$$ Judge Fast-Tracks Valeant, Pershing Suit Versus Allergan [WSJ]

$$$ Argentina wants deal with all holdout investors together [Reuters]

$$$ Young Americans Hate Cash [BusinessWeek]

$$$ Ebola a long-term ‘blip’ for Africa investors [NetNet]

$$$ Russian Bank Will Give You a Free Cat With Your Mortgage [Gawker] Read more »

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Write-Offs: 08.25.14

$$$ U.S. confident its $5 billion S&P lawsuit was not retaliation [Reuters]

$$$ Burger King in Talks to Buy Canadian Chain Tim Hortons [Bloomberg]

$$$ Burger King deal could be a tax dodge whopper [CNBC]

$$$ Ackman’s Pershing Square Makes $203 Million on Burger King [Bloomberg]

$$$ A Rum Executive’s Weight and Interval Workouts [WSJ]

$$$She says she got help pinning the man down and asked him how it felt to be taken down by a mother of five and a grandmother of three.” [AP] Read more »

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Write-Offs: 08.22.14

$$$ Goldman to Buy Mortgage Debt for $3.15 Billion to End FHFA Probe [Bloomberg]

$$$ Whisky Hunter Makes 1,300% on Single Malt as Bordeaux Sours [Bloomberg]

$$$ Fed’s Yellen Hawks a Foggier Rate Future [WSJ]

$$$ Valeant and Pershing Square Said to Have Votes for Special Meeting of Botox Maker Allergan [Dealbook]

$$$ German landlady was right to evict tenant for using squeaky old sex swing: court [NYDN] Read more »

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Write-Offs: 08.21.14

$$$ U.S. Judge Says Argentina’s Debt Swap Proposal Is Illegal [WSJ]

$$$ Central Bankers Wrestle With Easy Money Amid Uneven Global Recovery [WSJ]

$$$ Millennial Bankers Get Raises as Firms Fight Defections [Bloomberg]

$$$ Blackstone Finds a Way to Outsource ‘Skin in the Game’ [Dealbook]

$$$ Dude Named Stoner Arrested On Pot Charges [NYP] Read more »

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Write-Offs: 08.19.14

$$$ Citi to US: Argentina banking license at risk [Reuters]

$$$ NY’s Lawsky slaps Standard Chartered with $300M fine [NYP]

$$$ Ballmer Exits Microsoft’s Board After Resignation as CEO [Bloomberg]

$$$ The Man Who Blew the Whistle [NYT]

$$$ Pimco’s push into equities takes shape [FT]

$$$ 90’s teen heartthrob Andrew Keegan starts his own religion [NYDN] Read more »

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