Write-Offs: 10.20.10


$$$Morgan Stanley Still Ain't No Goldman [WSJ]

$$$ Larry Fink on BofA situation: "There has been at no lawsuit. That is incorrect. There has been a request for information. That's all there is. There has never been a lawsuit. I think the press has gotten this much larger than it is. Whether we are involved or not, and I will not say that, but the request for information was sent to banks earlier this week and there is a 30-day…period. Whether there is a lawsuit or not will be determined in another 30 days." [Bloomberg]

$$$Soros Politics: Like Father Like Son? [CNBC]

$$$ CFTC judge says colleague biased against complainants [WaPo]

$$$Harvard Club Rejects Spitzer [NYT]