PE HUB First Read

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose for a third straight session Wednesday to close above the psychologically important 18,000 for the first time in over a month while oil rallied to an 11-month high.

President Obama won’t endorse Hillary Clinton until after he meets with Bernie Sanders.

Facebook hires Ricky Van Veen, of IAC’s CollegeHumor site.

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is considering serving as Hillary Clinton’s running mate.

The Oklahoma medical examiner said that the car crash that killed former Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon was an accident.

Amazon is starting fresh food delivery service in the U.K.

Nearly 33 million Twitter usernames and passwords are being sold on the dark web. 

Will tackiness never cease? Scalpers are already selling tickets to Muhammad Ali’s memorial service.

Sweden bans M&Ms in chocolate trademark dispute.

New study finds the typical NBA player spends $42,500 per month. Well, why not?

The world’s ugliest color is…opaque couche.
Photo: U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs Chairman Senator Bernie Sanders leads a hearing on ”The State of VA Health Care” on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 9, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Jim Bourg