From the Bottom Up: Three keys to building great financial models.
Antitrust: The DOJ is probing KKR’s $4 bln takeover of Del Monte for antitrust violations.
Warning: Fitch may downgrade the U.S.’s AAA rating if no budget deal in 2013.
Confessions of a Female Entrepreneur: Is there sexism in Silicon Valley?
Delayed: The judge hearing the Justice Department’s challenge to AT&T $39 bln buy of T-Mobile postpones status conference until Dec. 9.
What’s going on with Playbook? Best Buy over the weekend cancelled Blackberry Playbook orders.
Fewer Partners: Versant Ventures’ next fund will likely come in smaller than $500 mln, says Xconomy.
Stop Whining: Startups are hard. So work more and cry less.
Blowing Up: An Apple iPhone 4 spontaneously combusts on a flight in Australia.
Breaking News: Justin Bieber beats Kim Kardashian as most searched person of 2011.