Write-Offs: 09.04.13

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$$$U.S. Probes Whether J.P. Morgan Employees Misled Regulators [WSJ]

$$$Economy Grew at Modest to Moderate Pace in July, August [WSJ]

$$$Ackman's fund flat, sharply trailing S&P: sources [Reuters]

$$$ The New York Times’s wedding section is a perfect natural experiment designed to answer the question: What do the world’s most self-important people think is important? Introducing WeddingCrunchers.com, a searchable database of nearly 60,000 NYT wedding announcements from 1981 through 2013. Plot n-gram frequency and visualize trends across 30+ years of yuppie nuptials. [Rap Genius]

$$$Upbeat Fed outlook suggests QE tapering is near [CNBC]

$$$Nasdaq reports another problem with its data feed [CNBC]

$$$Matt Levine Joins Bloomberg View [MediaBistro]

$$$ According to a Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office report, Nava screamed and shouted obscenities and she continued to resist getting into the cruiser. After spitting at Deputy Michael Walsh, Nava allegedly made matters even worse. “F*ck you, Justin Bieber,” she bellowed at the cop. [TSG]

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