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$$$ Fed makes new rate pledge as it launches fresh stimulus [Reuters] $$$ 'Cliff' Talks at Standstill: 'It's Getting Worse, Not Better' [CNBC] $$$ Deutsche Chiefs Under Investigation in Tax Probe [WSJ] $$$ Biggest Opportunity Will Be Shorting the Bond Market: Dalio [NetNet / John Carney] $$$ Thoughts on third-century A.D. monetary policy [FTAV / Izabella Kaminska] $$$ John McAfee is coming home, "also explained that he'd been secretly using a 'tiny laptop' and a fake name to keep up with his website while in custody." [DI] $$$ PEAK6 Investments is looking for an accounting associate to join its Finance team in Chicago [DBCC] $$$ Greece's lenders call bond buyback a success, endorse aid [Reuters] $$$ Calpers Bankruptcy Strategy Pits Retirees vs. All Others [Bloomberg] $$$ The Evolution of Super Senior CDS [TF Markets] $$$ "So how do you celebrate the end of a late-night bankruptcy auction that brought in nearly $257 million for your client, the government-backed battery maker A123 Systems Inc.?" McDonald's [Bankruptcy Beat] $$$ Chris Christie: I’m not too fat for the White House [Politico]
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$$$Fed makes new rate pledge as it launches fresh stimulus [Reuters]

$$$'Cliff' Talks at Standstill: 'It's Getting Worse, Not Better' [CNBC]

$$$Deutsche Chiefs Under Investigation in Tax Probe [WSJ]

$$$Biggest Opportunity Will Be Shorting the Bond Market: Dalio [NetNet / John Carney]

$$$ Thoughts on third-century A.D. monetary policy [FTAV / Izabella Kaminska]

$$$ John McAfee is coming home, "also explained that he'd been secretly using a 'tiny laptop' and a fake name to keep up with his website while in custody." [DI]

$$$ PEAK6 Investments is looking for an accounting associate to join its Finance team in Chicago [DBCC]

$$$Greece's lenders call bond buyback a success, endorse aid [Reuters]

$$$Calpers Bankruptcy Strategy Pits Retirees vs. All Others [Bloomberg]

$$$The Evolution of Super Senior CDS [TF Markets]

$$$ "So how do you celebrate the end of a late-night bankruptcy auction that brought in nearly $257 million for your client, the government-backed battery maker A123 Systems Inc.?" McDonald's [Bankruptcy Beat]

$$$Chris Christie: I’m not too fat for the White House [Politico]

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