PE HUB First Read

Bond traders don’t seem worried about the election.

Viacom is in talks to buy Telefonica’s Telefe for around $385 million.

Slack’s head of marketing quietly steps down after two years on the job.

The Chicago Cubs’ victory in World Series Game 7 draws 40 million viewers.

Starbucks’ profit tops analysts’ estimates as U.S. sales gain.

Amid leaks, some FBI agents characterized Hillary Clinton as ‘the anti-christ personified.’

Standard Chartered to shut down its troubled private equity unit rather than sell it to its managers.

Expect to hear Prince’s “Purple Rain” song a lot more now. The star’s songwriting rights are going to the Universal Music Publishing Group for an undisclosed sum, the company and the Prince estate announced.

Amazon’s private label brands are taking over market share.

How to block the ultra-sonic signals that are tracking your devices.

Photo: A security guard speaks into a microphone in his sleeve as he stands outside the Viacom Inc. headquarters in New York April 30, 2013. Reuters/Lucas Jackson