Footnotes: Morgan Stanley Goes Shopping; Canceled Debt; Obama Gets Declined | 10.17.14

Morgan Stanley, armed with cash from fixed income dump, goes shopping [Reuters]

Collaborative workspaces are definitely a thing now [Boston.com]

Big banks start charging clients for euro deposits [MW]

Feds: Basking Ridge surgeon evaded millions in taxes Using the ole blame the accountant defense, I see: "Evdokimow was charged in federal court with conspiring to defraud the United States, four counts of personal income tax evasion and three counts of corporate tax evasion. His attorney, however, says Evdokimow was the victim of an unscrupulous fake accountant — who also is being prosecuted and may be used as a witness against Evdokimow. Once he discovered what was wrong, he paid the government the taxes that he owed, his lawyer said." [MyCentralJersey.com]

IRS Proposes Axing Three-Year Testing Rule For Figuring Section 6050P Canceled Debt [Bloomberg BNA]

President Obama talks about that time his credit card was declined [Bloomberg]

Export-Import Bank backed $1.7 billion in civil aviation deals since 2012 [Reuters]

Soylent: coming to a snack drawer near you? [Valleywag]

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