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Christine Harper

New York City
Executive Editor — Bloomberg News

Executive editor for finance/investing @business. Tweets are not endorsements and opinions are my own.

Bond Traders Club Loses Cachet in Most Important Market — Primary dealers, the select group of banks and brokers that have held a seat at the center of the U.S. government debt market since 1960, are losing influence. More than 20 percent of the $538 billion of Treasury notes auctioned this year have been awarded to bidders who bypassed the dealers by using a website to place their orders, according to U.S.

Half of Wall Street Employees Expect Bigger Bonuses — Almost half of Wall Street employees expect their year-end bonuses to be higher this year than they were a year ago, according to an survey. Of the 911 U.S. financial professionals who responded to the e-mailed survey, 48 percent anticipate a higher payout, up from 41 percent in a similar survey last year, the job-search website said today in a statement.

Langone Was Patient at Namesake Hospital Amid Evacuation — Kenneth Langone, the billionaire chairman of New York University Hospital, said he was recovering from pneumonia at NYU Langone Medical Center and had to be evacuated after Hurricane Sandy knocked out power.

Blankfein Said to Buy Seven-Bedroom Home in NY’s Hamptons — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Lloyd C. Blankfein bought a seven-bedroom home in New York's Hamptons that was listed for $32.5 million, a person with knowledge of the deal said.

Goldman’s De Mallmann Buys NYC Apartment for $13 Million — Francois-Xavier de Mallmann, a London-based partner at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., bought an apartment on Manhattan's Park Avenue for $13 million, 13 percent less than what its owners initially sought.

Former Citigroup CEO Weill Says Banks Should Be Broken Up — Sanford "Sandy" Weill, whose creation of Citigroup Inc. ushered in the era of U.S. banking conglomerates a decade before the financial crisis, said it's time to break up the largest banks to avoid more bailouts. "What we should probably do is go and split up investment banking from banking," Weill, 79, said yesterday in a CNBC interview.

Facebook Co-Founder Saverin Gives Up U.S. Citizenship — Eduardo Saverin, the billionaire co-founder of Facebook Inc., renounced his U.S. citizenship before an initial public offering that values the social network at as much as $96 billion, a move that may reduce his tax bill. Facebook plans to raise as much as $11.8 billion through the IPO, the biggest in history for an Internet company.

Lucidus Has Liquidated $900 Million Credit Funds, Plans to Shut — Lucidus Capital Partners, a high-yield credit fund founded in 2009 by former employees of Bruce Kovner's Caxton Associates, has liquidated its entire portfolio and plans to return the $900 million it has under management to investors next month, according to a statement Monday from the London-based company.

JPMorgan Joins Goldman Keeping Italy Derivatives Risk in Dark — Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc., among the world's biggest traders of credit derivatives, disclosed to shareholders that they have sold protection on more than $5 trillion of debt globally. Just don't ask them how much of that was issued by Greece, Italy, Ireland, Portugal and Spain, known as the GIIPS.

Whitehead, Ex-Goldman Chief, Blasts Wall Street Pay (Update1) — May 16 (Bloomberg) -- Nothing in John Whitehead's 37-year career at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. prepared him for the excesses of today's Wall Street. ``I'm appalled at the salaries,'' the retired co-chairman of the securities industry's most profitable firm said in an interview this week.
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