$$$Dell Founder Said to Weigh Switching to Blackstone Offer [DealBook]
$$$The case for Cypriot national equity [FTAV]
$$$BRICS Nations Plan New Bank to Bypass World Bank, IMF [Bloomberg]
$$$ "Nestled in the shadow of the picturesque southern mountain range Macgillycuddy’s Reeks, home to Ireland’s three highest peaks, Kilgarvan is little more than a blink-and-you-miss-it blip on the busy road between the tourist towns of Killarney and Kenmare," but now you can drive drunk there [NYT]
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$$$Dudley gives first hints of slowing QE3 [FT]
$$$ "Perhaps if we paid more money we’d have skilled associates." Instead you have bill padding. [DealBook]
$$$ "Hiring Richard Fuld is potentially so hazardous, he requires his own risk factor." [Overheard]