Write-Offs: 10.06.14


$$$Goldman had 'inappropriate' relationship with Libyan fund: court filing [Reuters]

$$$U.S., U.K. Regulators Push to Settle Deutsche Bank Libor Case This Year [WSJ]

$$$Bill Gross Speaks on Life After Pimco [BusinessWeek]

$$$Henry Paulson Says AIG 2008 Harsh Loan Terms Needed to Send a Message [Bloomberg]

$$$ The 32-year-old Utah man was in a Mexican restaurant early yesterday morning when he asked an employee if he could borrow a pen “to get a get a girl's phone number." But when the Beto’s Restaurant worker declined Davis’s request, a verbal argument ensued inside the Salt Lake City eatery. During the 2:45 AM dispute, Davis slapped the victim’s finger away from his face, prompting the employee to try and escort Davis from the restaurant. Davis, however, “pulled a knife and stabbed the victim in the leg then again in the abdomen/rib area,” according to a Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office report. [TSG]

$$$U.S. Regulators to Review ‘Systemically Important’ Label Process for Financial Firms [WSJ]

$$$This toothbrush costs $4,000 [CNBC]

$$$Florida Man Dials 911 Because Of Bothersome Flies [HP]


Write-Offs: 5.20.16

Accused insider trader threw his phone in a creek to derail FBI; Regulator takes aim at ETFs; Wrong toppings on burrito prompt attack; and more.

Write-Offs: 6.1.16

Las Vegas sports gambler pleads not guilty to insider trading; Asian regulators want banks to reveal Panama Papers links; 77-year-old congressional candidate busted with 180 pot plants; and more.

Write-Offs: 3.4.15

Buffett bond sale; Citi brings stress test guru out of retirement; Hedge funds think Warby Parker worth $1 billion; "Man Invents Creepy Talking Girlfriend Pillow"; AND MORE.