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Write-Offs: 10.09.14

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$$$ Edward Quince played an important but little understood role in crafting the government’s response to the deepening financial crisis in 2008. Who’s Edward Quince? It’s the online alter-ego former Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke used to trade a flurry of e-mails with colleagues as they raced to shore up the nation’s teetering banks. Six years after the crisis, the pseudonym only just emerged in a Washington courtroom on Wednesday during the trial over the government’s controversial bailout of AIG. [NYP]

$$$Bill Gross had minor procedure on his face but "everything is OKAY" [Jennifer Ablan]

$$$Carl Icahn Thinks Apple Should Buy Some Stock [BloombergView/Matt]

$$$Icahn: "Andreessen screwed more people than Casanova" [CNBC]

$$$Would-Be Burglar Covers Self In Tar To Avoid Being Seen, Is Seen Anyway: Cops [AP]

$$$'BearWhale' rattles bitcoin world [CNBC]

$$$SEC ponders an SAC booty bomb of an investor fund [NYP]

$$$Reports Detail Drunken Palin Family Brawl [TSG]


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