Footnotes: A Lesson in Grant Thornton History; Are You ExIm Or ExOut?; What the Kids Are Doing | 09.09.14

Lawmakers Press Regulators to Lessen Risks Banks Pose to Financial System [WSJ]

Overall auto loans are up, as are delinquency rates on those loans [AP]

House Republicans near accord on short-term extension of Ex-Im Bank House Speaker John Boehner said after a meeting with Republican lawmakers that he was working with Representative Jeb Hensarling, a key opponent of the bank, who now "thinks a temporary extension of the Export-Import Bank is in order." [Reuters]

On that note, Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist gives seven reasons to abolish the ExIm Bank [HuffPo]

And a little history [Twitter]

The Fed Wants Capital, Not Punishment [Bloomberg View]

Executive Insights: EY Chairman, CEO set to speak at Smeal leadership lecture [Penn State News]

A NY Giants fan and almost CPA shares a good tip for getting through the CPA exam [NJSCPA Exam Cram]

A new Apple smartwatch? Please, I had one 3 years ago [Instagram]

More Teen Girls Caught Trying to Join ISIS in Iraq and Syria Man, back in my day we just skipped school to attend Jerry Springer Show tapings in Chicago [Gawker]

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