from Felix Salmon:

Counterparties: The state of the economy, restated

September 27, 2012

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Counterparties: Is QE3 working?

September 25, 2012

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How generous is Mitt Romney?

September 25, 2012

Mitt Romney’s campaign likes to trumpet its candidate’s generosity. The summary of Friday afternoon’s docu-dump of Mitt and Ann Romney’s 2011 tax returns hailed the couple’s “generous charitable donations”. They made $13.7 million and donated $4 million, which is impressively described as “amounting nearly 30% of their income”.

from Felix Salmon:

Counterparties: Mitt overpays to keep his word

September 21, 2012

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Counterparties: A hawk in dove’s clothing

September 20, 2012

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Dewey’s dragooned capital

September 19, 2012

The fallout from the Dewey and LeBoeuf’s bankruptcy continues to be bizarrely fascinating. The latest question: did Citibank intentionally withhold information about Dewey’s finances to get new partners to help pay down the firm’s debt? And when does a lender have any fiduciary duty to a borrower?

from Felix Salmon:

Counterparties: Revenge of the lucky dukies

September 18, 2012

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Counterparties: Can Mariano be a closer?

September 17, 2012

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Goldman’s analysts, now more like everyone else

September 14, 2012

The WSJ’s Liz Rappaport and Julie Steinberg have the news that Goldman Sachs is dramatically changing its analyst program. The move is the result of a longstanding trend: fewer and fewer analysts in the investment banking and asset management divisions are staying at the firm past their initial two-year committment, and analysts are making exit plans earlier and earlier.

from Felix Salmon:

Counterparties: The Fed’s bottomless punch bowl

September 13, 2012

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