Write-Offs: 10.03.11

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$$$Kynikos' Jim Chanos Sticks By Obama (FINalternatives)

$$$If Dan Loeb Had A Vote, Chris Christie Would Run For President (WSJ)

$$$ “I’m very concerned of things getting out of control in Europe,” Roubini said in an interview at Bloomberg’s Dubai office yesterday. “You need a huge bazooka of at least 2 trillion euros, but you can’t wait three months. You have to do it in the next few weeks.” (Bloomberg)

$$$Matthew Goldstein: A "great haircut" to kick-start growth (Reuters)

$$$ "Dow Takes In On The Chin" (WSJ)

$$$ Iguodala shadowed a venture capitalist and visited the New York Stock Exchange as part of a week-long internship with Bank of America Merrill Lynch arranged by his financial planner. If the lockout drags on, he’s also considering taking a separate internship with a hedge fund or an apparel company. “I always had an interest in what was going on in the market,” Iguodala said. “I have a couple of teammates, Jason Kapono(notes) and Spencer Hawes(notes), who are into it. I always read USA Today and the Wall Street Journal, and I have an E-Trade account, so the interest in finance has always been there. (YS)

$$$Crouching Tiger, Hidden Raj (Vanity Fair)

$$$ Gross: Recession Risk Overtaking New Normal (Bloomberg)

$$$Will Work For Commission (Joshua Brown/The Reformed Broker)

$$$Guggenheim CIO: Europe's "War Chest" Can Stop Crisis (CNBC)

$$$Let’s Get Ready is helping expand college access for motivated, low-income high school students by providing FREE SAT preparation and college admission counseling; help them win $1 million from Chase Community Giving (LGR)

$$$ Erin Burnett: "I'm not getting a sex change" (Politico via Daily Intel)

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