Write-Offs: 09.30.13

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$$$Wall Street Leaders to Meet With Obama as Budget Crisis Looms [Bloomberg]

$$$Senate Rejects House Spending Measure [WSJ]

$$$Twitter Expected to File Public IPO Papers as Soon as This Week [WSJ]

$$$Is business school a better bet than law school? [ATL]

$$$ Cohen is notorious for being on top of the most minor details when it comes to his business interests, including his massive art collection. Jim Rowen, who now works for hedge-fund firm Renaissance Technologies, used to joke that one of his key duties as chief financial officer at SAC was to ensure the backup generators were running. They were meant to protect Cohen’s frozen-blood sculpture by the artist Marc Quinn — which sat in Cohen’s office — from melting in a blackout, sources told The Post. [NYP]

$$$Ukraine couple hit by train while having sex on tracks [UPI]

$$$Sahm Adrangi’s 180% [NYM]

$$$Schwarzman Says Selling BlackRock Was ‘Heroic’ Mistake [Bloomberg]

$$$ Police were looking for two mystery men who parachuted down near the World Trade Center building early Monday - and then vanished. The black-clad men, both of whom were wearing helmets, were caught on security cameras landing at 3:07 a.m. between the Goldman Sachs building and the Conrad Hotel, at the intersection of West and Vescey Streets, police said. "They were seen walking with parachutes away from the location," Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said. [NYDN]

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