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Write-Offs: 10.04.11

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$$$ “Like everyone else, I’m dissatisfied with what the economy’s doing right now,” Mr Bernanke said, adding that protesters had cause to be unhappy over the economy and political issues. (FT)

$$$ The S&P 500 closed yesterday, October 3, 2011, at 1099.23. Exactly three years ago, on October 3, 2008, it closed at 1099.23. (MarketBeat)

$$$ “Your decision to charge a new monthly debit fee is an overt attempt to make even more profit off the backs of your customers,” Durbin wrote to Bank of America Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan in a letter released yesterday. In comments on the Senate floor yesterday, Durbin called on Bank of America customers to “get the heck out of that bank.” (Bloomberg)

$$$Madoff Victims Set to Receive $312 Million Payout (Dealbook)

$$$Bridgewater Sells Back Office To BNY Mellon (GT)

$$$Anonymous Declares War: On October 10 at 3:30 p.m., the New York Stock Exchange Will Be No More (BetaBeat)

$$$William Shatner on the Economy and Investing (WSJ)

$$$ Goldman: Recession Chance 40% in 2012, Jobless Rate to 9.5% (CNBC)

$$$Warren Buffett to Rupert Murdoch: I’ll Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours (Daily Intel)

$$$Rajaratnam fights for less prison time (Reuters)

$$$Charlie Gasparino Thinks Jim Gorman Is Hiding Something (HP)

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$$$ Oklahoma Mom, 37, Passes Love Note in Burrito to Alleged 13-Year-Old, Sex-Assault Victim (ABC)


Write-Offs: 5.13.15

Flash crasher to appeal terms of bail; Former Deutsche Bank trader Greg Lippmann gets the Ryan Gosling treatment; Standard General pays $26.2 million for RadioShack name; Florida woman robs 3 banks in 30 minutes; and more.

Write-Offs: 04.03.13

$$$ Cohn Says Banks Other Than Goldman, JPMorgan Retrenching [Bloomberg] $$$ Ex-Goldman trader Taylor pleads guilty to wire fraud [Reuters] $$$ Bundesbank launches Deutsche probe [FT] $$$ Bank of Canada searches far and wide for Carney's successor [Reuters] $$$ Huey Lewis and Weird Al Reenact Classic American Psycho Scene in Honor of Sports’ 30th Birthday [Gawker] $$$ Government Watchdog Faults Regulators Over Foreclosure Review [DealBook] $$$ Royal Bank of Scotland faces $6 billion investor action [Reuters] $$$ Money Is Memory [Izabella Kaminska] $$$ A man caught beating down a 56-year-old woman during a subway robbery in Borough Park wore a college fraternity sweatshirt with his nickname on it, law enforcement sources said. Aidan Folan, 21, was caught on camera wearing his favorite Alpha Phi Delta hoodie with custom lettering on the back that reads, "Stugotz 27," sources added. The Italian slang term roughly translates to "testicles" and is so loved by the suspect he chose it and the number "27" for his Facebook page, sources added. [NYP] $$$ Justin Bieber’s Pet Monkey Quarantined in Germany [Time]