PE HUB First Read

School yard fight in Hempstead last night – but did Trump or Clinton change anyone’s mind?

Microsoft has reportedly become the latest suitor to acquire Twitter.

MetLife offers staff buyouts in Japan amid office consolidation.

U.S. regulators accuse Palantir of discrimination against Asians.

Perry Capital to close its main hedge funds after 30 years.

Unsexy Flexport scores $65 million as software eats shipping.

West Elm doesn’t just own furniture anymore; now it’s opening a chain of boutique hotels.

Rates of violent crime, still at historical low levels, are on the rise.

Photo: Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks as Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens during their first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking