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Footnotes: No Extra Bonus For You; Rates on the Rise; You and Your Do-Gooder Taxes | 09.03.14

Headline of the day goes to: IRS Shows Serious Meatspace Prejudice [Forbes]

H&R Block Announces Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results [MW]

That seems an unfortunate photo choice [Facebook]



Ex-Goldman Trader Loses in Bid for $5 Million More in Bonus [Bloomberg]

Fed's Fisher says gradual rate rises won't 'brake' U.S. economy [Reuters]

When Do-Gooder Taxes Don't Do Good [Forbes]

F-Squared Investments Received Wells Notice From SEC Wellesley, Mass.,-based F-Squared said in a filing submitted to regulators last week that it received a so-called "Wells Notice," a formal notification that the Securities and Exchange Commission is considering a case against a company, in the middle of last month. The notice isn't a formal allegation of wrongdoing and gives the company a chance to respond. "F-Squared has been cooperating with the staff in its investigation," F-Squared said in filing. "F-Squared intends to respond to the Wells notice and to continue to cooperate." [WSJ]

Hungover? Then chow down on an Iraqi stew: 1,000-year-old Middle Eastern recipe claims to be the 'ultimate hangover cure' [Daily Mail]