PE HUB First Read

The Electoral College will likely not block Trump.

Apple will appeal this week a $14 billion tax ruling from the EU.

Fairfax Financial is buying Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG for $4.9 billion

Sumner Redstone will be stepping down from Viacom’s board of directors in February; although he will retain his chairman emeritus title.

The Dow stops short of 20,000 in worst week for banks since the election.

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signs a bill limiting his Democratic successor’s powers.

And the saga keeps getting worse. Hackers are selling  stolen Yahoo data on the dark web.

If the Yahoo deal fails, Verizon might want to buy Twitter or Yelp.

 

 

Photo: Sumner Redstone, executive chairman of CBS Corp. and Viacom, arrives at the premiere of “The Guilt Trip” starring Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen in Los Angeles December 11, 2012.  Reuters/Fred Prouser