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Pet markets’ steady growth, resilience draws buyers

Organic treats, designer sofas, Halloween costumes and calming aromatherapy collars – these are just a few of the latest examples of the trend to “humanize” our pets. These “humanization” trends apply to a range of pets, be they dogs and cats, or even horses, ferrets and lizards.

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peHUB First Read

First Read helps close out another snowy week with news Apple Pay has been stung by low-tech fraudsters, Formation8 has been dropped from U.S. sexual assault lawsuit and Glenn Beck’s top execs quit to form digital media startup.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Apple will launch its streaming music service in June, Mark Cuban says not only are we in a tech bubble but it’s worse than the last one and Ringling Bros. Circus will phase out elephant acts by 2018.

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peHUB First Read

First Read kicks off your morning with news of AbbVie to acquire Pharmacyclics for $21 billion, Etsy files for an IPO and Hillary Clinton asks the State Department to release her e-mails.

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KKR in talks to settle SEC probe of expense sharing

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is in discussions with the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle an inquiry about how the firm has allocated expenses between funds and co-investors, according to the firm’s annual report and a recent letter to limited partners.

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Linden Fund III raises $750 mln

Linden Capital Partners has closed its third fund at its $750 million hard cap, said Tony Davis, the Chicago-based firm’s president and managing partner.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, the Supreme Court appears divided on Obamacare, IBM acquires AlchemyAPI and if you want to work at Facebook, then you better act like Mark Zuckerberg’s boss.

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peHUB First Read

First Read starts your morning with news of Target set to cut thousands of jobs, Uber’s first acquisition will be mapping tech startup deCarta and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has found the wreck of a lost WWII Japanese battleship.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, the House greenlights Homeland Security Dept. funding through September, Edward Snowden’s lawyer says he’s willing to return to the U.S. if he’s guaranteed a fair trial and the new Pebble smartwatch is now the most-funded project in Kickstarter history.

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