Write-Offs: 04.04.14


$$$Goldman Wins, Credit Suisse Loses in Lewis’s League Table [Bloomberg]

$$$Mercer says terminated Pimco, Western Asset as subadvisers on a bond fund -SEC [Reuters]

$$$Hedge funds' secret weapon is ex-Obama aide [NetNet]

$$$George W. Bush Unveils Paintings of World Leaders [WSJ]

$$$Motorist, 21, Wearing A "Drunk As Shit" T-Shirt Is Arrested For Drunk Driving [TSG]

$$$DOJ opens probe into high-frequency trading on Wall Street [Reuters]

$$$More Wall Street economists see rate hike in first half of 2015: Reuters poll [Reuters]

$$$It’s quite a change from where he got his start in hospitality, managing a comedy club and male strip joint in Tokyo called Banana Power. “The strippers wore five layers of pants and at the end they were completely naked,’’ recalls Suzuki, 56. “After each show, the audience of mostly women would throw banana pies at the strippers and comedians. It was a little silly. On the last day, we destroyed the restaurant and sprayed everyone with fire extinguishers. People panicked, the police came.’’ [NYP]


Write-Offs: 9.14.15

Pimco sees less than 50% chance of rate hike this week; Credit Suisse dark pool settlement; "Bride Nearly Run Over by Drunk Wedding Guest"; and more.

Write-Offs: 4.20.16

NY wants foreign banks to turn over Panama records; Blackstone hedge funds falls 15%; Motorist Crashes Into Walmart, Blames God; and more.

Write-Offs: 2.18.16

Citi chief gets a raise; Survey says rate hike coming; Clumsy criminal crashed through ceiling of Popeyes; and more.

Write-Offs: 5.6.16

Credit Suisse banker case said to widen with 3 new suspects; Berkshire operating profit falls short; Chinese live-streamers banned from 'seductively eating bananas' on camera; and more.

Write-Offs: 3.9.16

Block calls U.S. stocks rally 'dead cat bounce'; Strategist says Trump is a wild card for the markets; Naked Female Motorist Leads New Mexico Cops On 100 MPH Chase, Says She Was Too Hot For Clothes; and more.