Write-Offs: 11.27.13

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$$$Wall Street bigs poised for huge payday [NYP]

$$$Fortress, Centerbridge Have Expressed Interest in LightSquared [WSJ]

$$$Turkey Engineers Cook Up Patents [WSJ]

$$$Bitcoin Tops $1,000 as Virtual Money Gains Popularity [Bloomberg]

$$$Fed Reveals New Concerns About Long-Term U.S. Slowdown [Bloomberg]

$$$Judge orders Sriracha hot sauce plant partly closed over odors [LA Times]

$$$That’s it for us today-- Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you all have a great holiday. There will be brief posting/moral support for those working on Friday, and we’ll see the rest of you back here on Monday!

$$$RBS boss: no 'systematic' profiting from troubled firms [Reuters]

$$$Peugeot chief renounces $29 million pension deal after outcry [Reuters]

$$$Rick Santorum's Phallic-Sounding Christmas Movie Isn't Doing So Hot [Gawker]

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