Write-Offs: 12.18.13

$$$Wall Street Broker Fights SEC Probe With Harassment Suit [Bloomberg]

$$$ Two lucky winning tickets were sold in Tuesday's near-record $636 million Mega Millions drawing: one at a tiny newsstand in Atlanta, and the other more than 2,000 miles away in California. The lucky Georgia ticket was sold at a Gateway Newsstand in Atlanta's affluent Buckhead area, Mega Millions Executive Director Paula Otto said...Buckhead is a financial center of Atlanta and one of its largest neighborhoods, a vast northern area known for upscale shopping centers such as Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza, both a short walk from the store that sold the winning ticket. The Alliance Center is home to a variety of offices — lawyers and financial services professionals, even the Brazilian Consulate General. [AP]

$$$Herbalife Analyst: I’d Like to Thank ‘Mom, Jesus and Short Sellers’ [MoneyBeat]

$$$U.S. Regulators Working On Guidance to Clarify Volcker Rule's CDO Provision [WSJ]

$$$Son of NBA great John Havlicek, a Palm Beach banker, charged with soliciting prostitution in Polk County [PBP]

$$$Stumbling Toward The Next Crash [NYT]

$$$EU ministers reach deal on scheme to close failing banks: diplomats [Reuters]

$$$Rob Ford’s official dance party (VIDEO) [WaPo]


Write-Offs: 11.20.15

Greece to get 2 billion euros Monday; Argentina lures big money managers; Snapchat might not actually be worth $16 billion; "Prison Ahead For Woman In Vagina Gun Case"; and more.