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These 425 Goldman Bankers Just Hit The Jackpot

It's that time of year.... when the bank-that-does-God's-work chooses who to bless with mass affluence. This year 425 Goldman Sachs' employees were annointed "Managing Directors" which according to Emolumnet.com means an average annual comp of approximatley $1 million.

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Frontrunning: October 29

  • Fed puts December rate hike firmly on the agenda (Reuters)
  • Charting the Markets: A More Hawkish Fed Rattles Investors (BBG)
  • China to modernize and improve fiscal and tax systems (Reuters)
  • Deutsche Bank to Cut 35,000 Jobs in Overhaul (WSJ)
  • Deutsche Bank Said to Near $200 Million Sanctions Settlement (BBG)
  • Barclays profits drop as it abandons cost-cutting targets (FT)
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Frontrunning: September 18

  • The bearish dovish Fed: Shares Fall After Federal Reserve Keeps Rates on Hold (WSJ)
  • Developed, emerging markets diverge as Fed keeps rates steady (Reuters)
  • Yellen May Emulate Taper Template and Raise Rates in December (BBG)
  • Russia Raises Prospect of Sending Troops Into Combat in Syria (BBG)
  • Rigged markets 1: U.S. Said to Investigate Chicago Trader as Spoof Probes Broaden (BBG)
  • Rigged markets 2: Primary Dealers Rigged Treasury Auctions, Investor Lawsuit Says (BBG)
  • Rigged markets 3: The Man Who Took KKR’s Stock for a Ride (WSJ)
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Frontrunning: March 17

  • Israelis vote as 'King Bibi's' reign hangs in the balance (Reuters), Factbox: Main candidates in Israel's election (Reuters)
  • Iran Can Add Million Barrels a Day of Oil If Sanctions Halt (BBG)
  • Kremlin rules out handing back Crimea to Ukraine (Reuters)
  • Saudi Arabia Needs More Oil to Feed Local Refinery Expansion (BBG)
  • How Lafarge’s CEO Went From Holcim Merger Architect to Obstacle (BBG)
  • When Yellen Gets Less Predictable She’s Getting Back to Normal (BBG)
  • Iran nuclear talks intensify as sides face tough issues (Reuters)
  • Debunking $1.4 Trillion Europe Debt Myth in Post-Heta Age (BBG)
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Frontrunning: March 18

  • Lost Jet’s Path Seen as Altered via Computer (NYT)
  • Fed Links Low Rates to “Persistent Headwinds” in Economy (Hilsenrath)
  • Top German Court Clears Euro-Zone Bailout Fund (WSJ)
  • U.S., EU set sanctions as Putin recognizes Crimea "sovereignty" (Reuters)
  • Indian wealth effect: Sensex, Nifty hit life highs as domestic-focused firms rally (Reuters)
  • China bond default has positive effect on local government groups (FT) - unless it's negative
  • Russia tensions  risk higher gas prices (FT)
  • China Home-Price Growth Slows in Big Cities on Tight Credit (BBG)
  • ECB's Weidmann says German surpluses "here to stay" (Reuters)
  • Microsoft Office for iPad (AAPL) to be introduced this month (The Verge)
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Frontrunning: January 23

  • Gross Told El-Erian ‘Hell No’ Seeking to Stop Departure (BBG)
  • How Caterpillar got bulldozed in China (Reuters)
  • Davos Bankers Struggle to Convince Elite That Markets Are Safer (BBG)
  • Lucrative Role as Middleman Puts Amazon in Tough Spot (WSJ)
  • Arctic Air Blankets Northern U.S. as Texas to Get Snow (BBG)
  • Lenovo buys IBM's server business in China's biggest IT acquisition (Reuters)
  • SEC judge bars "Big Four" China units for six months over audits (Reuters)
  • U.S. Accuses Security Background Check Firm of Fraud (WSJ)
  • RIP BOE forward guidance: Bank of England rate rise is 'still some way off' - Fisher (Reuters)
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Frontrunning: December 5

  • Apple, China Mobile Sign Deal to Offer iPhone (WSJ)
  • Japan approves $182 billion economic package, doubts remain (Reuters)
  • Volcker Rule Won't Allow Banks to Use 'Portfolio Hedging' (WSJ)
  • He went, he saw, he achieved nothing: Biden's Trip to Beijing Leaves China Air-Zone Rift Open (WSJ)
  • Britain announces sharp upward revision to growth forecasts (Reuters)
  • U.S. Airlines to Mortgage-Backed Debt Top List of Best ’14 Bets (BBG)
  • Thaksin's homecoming hopes dashed as Thai crisis reignites (Reuters)
  • Age of Austerity Nearing End May Boost Global Economy (BBG) - or it may expose that it was just corruption and incompetence at fault all along
  • China aims to establish network of high-level FTAs (China Daily)
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Frontrunning: September 11

  • Obama Holds Fire on Syria, Waits on Russia Plan (WSJ)
  • China Shadow Banking Returns as Growth Rebound Adds Risk (Reuters)
  • Not one but two: Greece May Need Two More Aid Packages Says ECB’s Coene (WSJ)
  • BoJ insider warns of need for wage rises (FT) ... as we have been warning since November, and as has not been happening
  • California city backs plan to seize negative equity mortgages (Reuters)
  • Home Depot Is Accused of Shaking Down Suspected Shoplifters (BBG)
  • Most-Connected Man at Deutsche Bank Favors Lightest Touch (BBG)
  • Norway Pledges to Limit Oil Spending (BBG)
  • China Shadow Banking Returns as Growth Rebound Adds Risk (BBG)
  • Gundlach Says Fed Is Mistaken in How It's Ending Easing (BBG)
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Disrupt Or Be Disrupted: Live Webcast Of Wired's "Disruptive By Design" Conference

In a serious incarnation of what CNBC's feeble attempt to present "disruptive" market individuals, which ironically but not surprisingly are merely those who support the status quo, Wired Magazine is webcasting live it business conference titled "Disruptive by Design", which while also another form of mutual ego-stroking circle jerking, at least bring together individuals who truly are at the forefront of disruptive design. Among the speakers are Marc Andreesen (keynote speaker), Dick Costolo, James Dyson, Curtis Hougland, Shantanu Narayen, Daniel Pink, and many others (full speaker list). Those who are bored by today's lack of any other real events can follow what Wired calls "a dynamic audience of today’s thought leaders for groundbreaking discussions on disruptive business practices, ideas, and innovations." Watch it live here.

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Frontrunning: February 13

  • Greek Parliament Backs Austerity as Rioters Burn Buildings (Bloomberg)
  • China CIC Wary of EU Government Bond Investments (Reuters)
  • Spain Unions Decry New Labor Rules (WSJ)
  • China Tells Banks to Roll Over Loans (FT)
  • We're Not Greece: Italian Prime Minister Monti (CNBC)
  • Bernanke’s Labor Pessimism at Odds With U.S. Growth (Bloomberg)
  • Obama Budget Seeks Funding for Trade Unit (Bloomberg)
  • Obama's Election-Year Budget to Target Rich (Reuters)
  • China May Need to Fine-Tune Policy This Quarter, Wen Says (Bloomberg)
  • China’s Xi Seeks Second Front for U.S. Ties in Return to Iowa (Bloomberg)
  • Why Greece and Portugal Ought to go Bankrupt (FT)
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