Friday 7atSeven: desperate deals

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More on just how good a deal Warren Buffett got from Bank of America ($BAC).  (Bronte Capital also Musings on Markets, Dealbook, WSJ)

At least some one, Brevan Howard, is making money in this environment.  (FT)

Four mistakes that led to the “worst trade of the year.”  (Dynamic Hedge)

Brian Shannon, “trading can be gratifying but it is not to be confused with real life”  (AlphaTrends)

Why QE3 won’t happen.  It doesn’t work.  (Pragmatic Capitalism, FT Alphaville)

What happens when a legend leaves a company.  (WSJ, ibid)

On the timing of the Jobs resignation and the prospects for a “killer Fall” for Apple ($AAPL).  (TechCrunch)

Ears of corn are the rock stars on this Midwest tour.  (WSJ)

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