PE HUB First Read

Inflation tops 2 percent target for the first time in almost five years.

2017 is proving to be good so far for billion-dollar start-ups.

Carvana, an online marketplace for used cars, files for $100 mln initial public offering.

On-demand dog walking startup Wag quietly raised funding from General Catalyst and Sherpa Ventures.

Banco del Bajio revives plans for an IPO.

This $12 bln startup you’ve never heard of wants to reverse aging, including balding and wrinkles.

LA Times rips into ‘train wreck’ President Trump in an editorial.

Crayola dumps the dandelion crayon. At least it wasn’t violet.

New breed of police dog: pit bulls. 

Photo: A man wearing a unicorn mask takes a selfie at a San Diego Padres game in San Diego, California, June 2, 2013. Reuters/Mike Blake