Write-Offs: 11.09.11


$$$French and Germans explore idea of smaller euro zone (Reuters)

$$$Jefferson County, Alabama, Votes to Declare Biggest Municipal Bankruptcy (Bloomberg)

$$$Millionaires list favourite fund managers (Reuters)

$$$ “We do not admit the allegations,” Karp said, to laughter in the standing-room-only courtroom. “But if it’s any consolation, we don’t deny them.” (Bloomberg)

$$$ "Is working for a bank inherently evil? Probably not." (DealBook)

$$$MF Sold $1.5 Billion in European Debt in Final Days (WSJ)

$$$Deal on new Greek PM falls through (FT)

$$$Bloomberg defends 'law-abiding' Wall St. protesters (NYDN)

$$$ But Governor Cuomo Blames ‘Extremist Groups on Steroids’ For Anti-Wall Street Sentiment (NYO)

$$$ "I can tell you unequivocally that the Obama Administration is not taxing Christmas trees." (ABC)


Write-Offs: 12.06.12

$$$ IIF Bank Group: Greek Debt Buyback Likely To Reach Target [WSJ] $$$ Doing the Shareholder Sidestep [DealBook] $$$ Netflix CEO Hastings Faces SEC Action Over Facebook Post [Bloomberg] $$$ Rush to set up ‘ultra-short’ bond funds [FT] $$$ Bain leads private equity firms in use of low-tax payouts [Reuters] $$$ Financial Times Discovers Hip-Hop Slang From Last Century [DI] $$$ A multi-billion-dollar asset management firm is looking for a quantitative execution junior equities trader in New York [DBCC] $$$ Partners’ Stake in Goldman Sachs Rises [DealBook] $$$ Defaulted Bondholders Undeterred as Gains Hold [Bloomberg] $$$ Will JPMorgan's 'Jes' Staley Jump Ship? [CNBC] $$$ Brooklyn couple makes breakup video to announce split to their friends [NYDN via Kevin Roose] $$$ Snoop [Lion] Asked Himself a Question About His Own Weed Habits on Reddit [NYO]