Write-Offs: 02.15.12

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$$$Some Creditors Consider Delaying Full Greek Bailout [WSJ]

$$$New York Fed to Take More Direct Role in Repo Market [Real Time Economics]

$$$A hedge fund bets big on a Canadian mega quarry [Fortune]

$$$ Turns out issuers are worried about the Volcker Rule's effect on liquidity [DealBook]

$$$Diamond Fiasco Gave Kellogg Second Chance for a Pringles Deal [DealBook]

$$$ Customer at Las Vegas's Heart Attack Grill suffers a heart attack while eating a "Triple Bypass Burger." Yep. [LA Times]

$$$PIMCO is looking for an ETF salesperson - is it you? [eFC]

$$$ Morgan Stanley stuck with a hung equity offering, no Volcker Rule mentions [Bloomberg]

$$$ LightSquared and the Sokol hoax [Bronte Capital]

$$$ LightSquared and Coasean bargaining [PrawfsBlawg]

$$$ LightSquared and that Jefferies loan [Bloomberg]

$$$Dinner At Rupert's [BusinessWeek/Greg Farrell]

$$$Shit Wall Street Says [The Reformed Broker/Josh Brown]

$$$A much better idea than the eTrade baby [Deal Journal]

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Write-Offs: 03.22.12

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