peHUB First Read

Sanofi-Genzyme: A meeting in Davos set the stage for the mega biotech deal

ProPublica: Hedge funds’ credibility suffers

Fundraising: Social media marketing company Virtue raises $17M

Breakin’ Up: Energy company Williams will split its natural gas business from the rest of its pipeline and exploration operations

Advertising: AdExchanger breaks out the daily ad update

Life Sciences: Xconomy’s roundup from the West Coast

Ouch: The break-up price tag on the NYSE Euronext/Deutsche Boerse deal is $339M

Bad News for Apple:
Reports of Steve Jobs’ health are emerging again

U.S. stocks’ futures mixed, European shares fall, Asian markets gain

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