Write-Offs: 2.17.15

Analyst freezes to death; Wells Fargo harassment; Soros Herbalife stake; Robots; Asset manager pay; "Flight Delayed Due To Rampaging Scorpion"; AND MORE.
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$$$Soros Boosts Herbalife Stake After Shares Fall [Bloomberg]

$$$NYC financial analyst, Kate Matrosova, dies of exposure during solo hike in New Hampshire mountains [NYDN]

$$$The Robots Are Coming for Your Paycheck [Real Time Economics]

$$$ And for Joanna Garcia, 28, a bank teller at a Wells Fargo branch in Reno, Nevada, it was a female supervisor allegedly talking nonstop about breasts and penises and graphically describing sexual encounters. "It didn't feel like a bank," says Garcia. "It felt almost like a nightclub." [Cosmo / Michelle Ruiz]

$$$Record amount of PE funds hit market [NetNet]

$$$Flight Delayed Due To Rampaging Scorpion [Reuters]

$$$Preet Bharara’s Wall St. Task Force Has a Shifting Roster of Lawyers [Dealbook]

$$$Asset Managers on Track to Overtake Investment Bankers on Average in Pay [Dealbook]

$$$Man tries to hide DWI by creating giant pool of black ice: cops [AP]

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