PE HUB First Read

The total value of all bitcoins in circulation has hit a record high above $14 billion.

Uber pulled its self-driving cars from California roads after state regulators moved to revoke their registrations.

Steve Ballmer boasts that he once beat Bill Gates in a math competition.

In an about-face, Mark Zuckerberg now says Facebook is “not a traditional media company.”

More Americans voted for Hillary Clinton than any other losing presidential candidate in US history.

President-elect Trump names Carl Icahn as special adviser on regulation.

Nokia sues Apple in a patent dispute.

SK Hynix says it will invest $2.7 billion to boost memory chip production.

U.S. manufacturing job openings are at 2007 levels.

Thanks to high rents and demanding mortgage standards, the number of young people living with their parents reaches a 75-year-high.

 

Photo: Investor Carl Icahn speaks at the Wall Street Journal Deal Makers conference at the New York Stock Exchange in this June 27, 2007 file photograph. Reuters/Chip East