Footnotes: Office Gossip Is Good; Norquist: Ryan Will Basically Be Cheney; A Counteroffer for Obama | 08.17.12

Standard Chartered Fought the Lawsky and the Lawsky Won [Bloomberg]

Baseball star Eddie Murray settles SEC insider trading charges [Reuters]

Moonlighting: Office Gossip — Good for You?? [ATL]

Russell Wasendorf Didn’t Mean “I have embezzled millions of dollars from Customer accounts at Peregrine Financial” In A Literal Sense [DB]

Ryan Would Play ’Similar’ Role To Cheney, Norquist Says  If Romney ousts President Barack Obama in the Nov. 6 election, his administration and Congress early in 2013 will strike a long-term deficit reduction deal that doesn’t include a net revenue increase, Norquist predicted. “It’ll look like the Ryan plan,” he said. “It will not have a tax increase in it.” [Bloomberg]

Paul Ryan Discloses $1 Million to $5 Million Family Trust [WSJ]

Rep. West has counteroffer for Obama's tax-return request “Show us your sealed college records and Operation Fast and Furious White House memos, and we will all show you our tax returns,” West wrote on his Facebook page Friday. [The Hill]

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