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Mergers and Acquitions Reporter, Columnist, Dealbook Editor — New York Times

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

A Warning From Buffett About Banks — He goes on to say that "a few years later, bankers - bearing straight faces - again appear and just as earnestly urge spinning off the earlier acquisition in order to 'unlock shareholder value.' Spinoffs, of course, strip the owning company of its purported 'control value' without any compensating payment."

A Warning From Buffett About Banks — "Money-shufflers don't come cheap." That was Warren E. Buffett's latest salvo against Wall Street from his annual letter to shareholders published over the weekend. Mr. Buffett has long ridiculed the financial industry, but this year's letter, laced with references to bankers, lawyers and consultants as "a lot of mouths with expensive tastes," seemed to amp up the pugnacity and was clearly noted by the industry, which pored over the letter.

Targeted by U.S. Prosecutor, Hedge Fund Fights Back — Mr. Ganek's lawsuit contends that the warrant supporting the raid "falsely represented" that he was involved in insider trading. The lawsuit cited the courtroom testimony of the Level Global analyst, who never implicated Mr. Ganek, the lawsuit said. And the government never charged Mr. Ganek, though they labeled him an "unindicted co-conspirator."

Amex’s Loss in Court May Not Help Consumers — Last week, a federal judge handed down a major ruling against American Express, deciding that the brand-name card issuer had engaged in anticompetitive practices for more than a decade. The court ruled that a part of American Express' contract with merchants known as a "nondiscrimination provision" had led to less competition, not more, and pushed consumer prices higher.

Chairs: YouTube's kid app, Starbuck's cleans out CDs — The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines, including YouTube launching a special app for children, and news Starbucks will stop selling CDs.

15-Year old's nanny start-up — Noa Mintz, Nannies by Noa founder, shares her experience starting a nanny business in New York City. Allison Johnson, Nannies by Noa CEO, weighs in.

Inside the Battle to Save Wall Street: Andrew Ross Sorkin: 0000141043164: Books — Buy Too Big to Fail: Inside the Battle to Save Wall Street by Andrew Ross Sorkin (ISBN: 0000141043164) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders.

The Women of the S.& P. 500, and Investor Activism — Indra K. Nooyi. Marissa Mayer. Ellen J. Kullman. Irene B. Rosenfeld. Meg Whitman. Mary T. Barra. What do these women have in common? They are the chief executives of some of the nation's largest companies: PepsiCo, Yahoo, DuPont, Mondelez, Hewlett-Packard and General Motors. But they also share something else.

Tax Reform Is the Cry, Until Details Are Offered — Just last week, the senators Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, and Barbara Boxer, Democrat of California, proposed a one-time tax holiday that would allow companies to repatriate cash at a 6.5 percent rate and use the money to finance the Highway Trust Fund.

Tax Reform Is the Cry, Until Details Are Offered — It has been a regular refrain from corporate America's chief executives, "Corporate tax in this country needs to be reformed," Jeffrey R. Immelt, the chief executive of General Electric, has said repeatedly. Timothy D.
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Mar 03, 2015

Blankfein: "Warren’s comments about bankers must be based on conjecture...As far as I know, he doesn’t take advice from bankers or pay them"

Mar 02, 2015

RT @Srwolfson: “@ashishmunot: @andrewrsorkin Just finished reading Too Big To Fail. Incredible account of the Crisis. Ditto. Cite it in my Eco classes.

Feb 27, 2015

Robert H. Benmosche was a good man. He did an amazing thing turning around AIG and paying back taxpayers, something almost unimaginable. RIP

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