Write-Offs: 08.29.14

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$$$JPMorgan Hack Said to Span Months Via Multiple Flaws [Bloomberg]

$$$Ukraine Invasion Claims Wipe Out Russia Bondholder Gains [Bloomberg]

$$$Brazil Falls Into Recession with Second Quarter GDP [Reuters]

$$$ A Midtown landlord is taking cramped city living to new heights — by renting a 2 bedroom apartment with 22 beds, according to a video posted online. Hawking what appears to be an illegal hostel, the apartment owner touts the “amazing location” for “young professionals” on 27th Street and Third Avenue. [NYP]

$$$Woman Discovers Her Cat Is Cheating On Her, Living Double Life [HP]

$$$That's it for us today! Enjoy the holiday and we'll see you back here on Tuesday!

$$$1 percenters bullish on US despite ‘failed’ Obama presidency: Wien [NetNet]

$$$Hedge Funds Hunt for Clues in Treasury Tax-Inversion Limit [Bloomberg]

$$$Flight Diverts to Boston Over (Another) Reclined-Seat Upset [AP]

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