* Atlanta Fed: Most economic crimes are committed by insiders.
* Steve Rattner talks to Charlie Rose, and seems to argue that his remittance to New York should be around the same as his SEC penalty. No Steve, that is not how this works. As for Charlie Rose, too bad you didn’t bring up the David Leuschen comparison, since that would have stopped Rattner’s monetary caterwauling in its tracks.
* Chris Kyle: Jobs for people who don’t like people
* Barry Ritholtz: Is “buy-and-hold” still a viable investment strategy?
* No IPO, no problem: Paulson moves ahead with Harrah’s share sale
* Bloomberg says that the fall of Candover is emblematic of broader buyout industry troubles. Nonsense. The fall of Candover is reflective of why private equity firms shouldn’t rely on publicly-listed vehicles for their fund capital.
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* Fenwick & West has released its quarterly venture financing terms survey for Bay Area companies.
* Self-promotion alert: Yesterday I appeared briefly on WNYC, to discuss the insider trading and pay-to-play scandals. Listen here.