Write-Offs: 02.24.12

$$$ Bonus cuts hide bigger problem for investment banks [FT] $$$ Newsletter Flagged Possible 'Japanese Madoff' in 2009 [WSJ] $$$ Gray in position to succeed Schwarzman [FT] $$$ Apple would like to break the law of large numbers, for very loose definitions of "the law of large numbers" (or very strong forms of EMH?) [NYT] $$$ BREAKING: Jim Chanos eats bread [BI] $$$ Lenny Dykstra can go to Gary Carter's funeral [NYP]
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$$$Bonus cuts hide bigger problem for investment banks [FT]

$$$Newsletter Flagged Possible 'Japanese Madoff' in 2009 [WSJ]

$$$Gray in position to succeed Schwarzman [FT]

$$$ Apple would like to break the law of large numbers, for very loose definitions of "the law of large numbers" (or very strong forms of EMH?) [NYT]

$$$ BREAKING: Jim Chanos eats bread [BI]

$$$ Lenny Dykstra can go to Gary Carter's funeral [NYP]

$$$Kenneth Cole Offers to Take His Company Private [DealBook]

$$$ Republican congressmen would prefer higher unemployment [Reuters]

$$$Make losses and prosper, AIG edition [FTAV]

$$$ Financial crisis is making fat cats less fat. By half an inch. [CNBC]

$$$A marriage between the structural practicalities of floating oil rigs (which can weather rough seas by rising above them), and the aesthetic tastes of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, yacht islands promise a level of aquatic decadence only the most outrageous oligarch could afford. [Bloomberg]

$$$Mikhail Prokhorov Is an Amazing Rapper [DI]

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