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New York Times Columnist & CNBC Squawk Box (@SquawkCNBC) Co-Anchor. Author, Too Big To Fail. Founder, @DealBook. Proud father. RTs ≠ endorsements

The Truth Hidden by IBM’s Buybacks

dealbook.nytimes.com — For many years, the International Business Machines Corporation's earnings glided smoothly upward. Every quarter, IBM would report higher earnings per share. Even Warren Buffett invested in the company, disregarding his long-held aversion to technology companies as too challenging to forecast. Virginia M.

Calculating the Grim Economic Costs of Ebola Outbreak

cnbc.com — The topic everyone on Wall Street is discussing urgently but quietly isn't the volatile stock market. It is Ebola.

Calculating the Grim Economic Costs of Ebola Outbreak

dealbook.nytimes.com — The topic everyone on Wall Street is discussing urgently but quietly isn't the volatile stock market. It is Ebola. While thousands of health care workers seek to control the deadly virus in West Africa, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other medical professionals seek to prevent its outbreak in the United States, financial analysts and others have been trying to estimate - or "model," in Wall Street parlance - the potential effect on the global economy.

Dealbook Column - Documents Back Goldman’s Contentions on A.I.G. - NYTimes.com

nytimes.com — For almost two years, Goldman Sachs has been spinning what many believed was a far-fetched tale. Goldman has maintained that it had entirely hedged its exposure to the American International Group before A.I.G. collapsed in September 2008. Goldman's chief financial officer, David Viniar, has repeated over and over again: "We had no direct exposure."

A.I.G. Bailout, Revisionists' Version

dealbook.nytimes.com — Was the bailout of the American International Group by the government punitive? Was it confiscatory? Of course it was, on both counts. It was supposed to be. Somehow, Maurice R. Greenberg, A.I.G.'s former chief executive and a large shareholder through his firm Starr International, has spun a ludicrous tale in open court in Washington that the bailout of the insurer was unfair to its investors.

Stephen Wynn's lawsuit highlights the dangers of fighting bad press

smh.com.au — Business Comment & Analysis Stephen Wynn. It's a billionaire cage match. In one corner is Stephen Wynn, the casino impresario. In the other is James Chanos, the famous short-seller who helped expose Enron as a fraud.

EBay to Spin Off PayPal, Adopting Strategy Backed by Icahn

dealbook.nytimes.com — EBay said on Tuesday that it would spin off its PayPal payments unit into a separate publicly traded company, taking a step the activist hedge fund magnate Carl C. Icahn first demanded nine months ago.

The Big Dangers of Fighting Bad Press

dealbook.nytimes.com — It's a billionaire cage match. In one corner is Stephen A. Wynn, the casino impresario. In the other is James S. Chanos, the famous short-seller who helped expose Enron as a fraud.

How Bill Gates and a Sydney professor made history

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High hopes for Russia are fading on Wall Street

buffalonews.com — Goldman Sachs has an office in Moscow. So do Citigroup and Morgan Stanley. JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.Russia was supposed to be a growth market for Wall Street. It is quickly turning out to be a potential financial nightmare and a political hot potato.With t...
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Oct 22, 2014

@TheStalwart @IvanTheK Congrats on the move. I remember when u were a cub reporter for DealBreaker. It's been great watching your ascent.

Oct 14, 2014

Must Watch: Truly profound insights from Jony Ive that he learned from Steve Jobs. Take notes. youtube.com/watch?v=2okset… via @VanityFair

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