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Matt Levine
Matt Levine is a Bloomberg View columnist writing about Wall Street and the financial world. Levine was previously an editor of Dealbreaker. He has worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and a mergers and acquisitions lawyer at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He spent a year clerking for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and taught high school Latin. Levine has a bachelor's degree in classics from Harvard University and a law degree from Yale Law School. He lives in New York.
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Flash Crash Rights and Wrongs

More on the flasher. 'Flash Crash Arrest Lays Bare Regulatory Lapses at All Levels' is the Bloomberg News headline and, I mean, yeah? Like what even is this: Read more

Why Is Spoofing Bad?

Yesterday Navinder Singh Sarao was accused of spoofing S&P 500 E-mini futures in a way that might have contributed to the May 2010 flash crash. Prosecutors and Read more

Can-Kicking and Activism

Greece. It seems increasingly clear that February's deal between Greece and its official creditors was just a way to spread out the recriminations over several Read more

Bank Profits and Unwanted Buybacks

Happy bank earnings day. JPMorgan's earnings beat estimates on improved trading revenue. Wells Fargo's earnings were down a bit quarter-on-quarter. While we're Read more