Write-Offs: 07.16.14 - Dealbreaker

Write-Offs: 07.16.14

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$$$Ackman Plots Takedown Of Herbalife Nutrition Clubs [NYP]

$$$Murdoch Open to Bid Above $75 Billion for Time Warner [Bloomberg]

$$$Wall Street's top cop talks first trial loss [CNBC]

$$$What DOJ Won't Tell Critics: It Might Be Too Late to Put Bankers in Handcuffs [BusinessWeek]

$$$On Saturday night in the small town of Sankt Michael in Lungau, a massive sausage was stolen by a person or persons unknown, according to a report by Austrian state broadcaster ORF. Known as a mortadella, the 80 kg (176 pounds) specimen was not even the largest one available to the thieves - but given it weighs as much as a grown man, it's probably all they could carry. [The Local]

$$$Yellen defends Fed independence, faces House Republican criticism [Reuters]

$$$Buffett's Achilles' Heel: Investing in Retail [WSJ]

$$$ "I made my husband try a sex robot" [Salon]

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