PE HUB First Read

Alphabet has held talks to invest in Lyft.

SoftBank is looking to invest in Uber, which could total as much as $10 billion.

Angry Birds maker, Rovio, sets IPO terms that would value it at up to $1.1 billion.

Patreon has closed a Series C round, valuing it at $450 million.

North Korea fired another missile over Japan.

Shortage of insurance adjusters could stall Florida recovery efforts.

Ryanair wants to buy Italy’s bankrupt airline Alitalia.

Aramco says IPO is on track after report said it is preparing for a possible delay.

Silicon Valley venture firm Social Capital just completed the first step in its mission to take startups public without an IPO.

The iconic Wall Street bull statue is vandalized by Trump protesters.

Teen dies from eating her own hair.




Photo: A tourist mounts the “Charging Bull” statue as he poses for a photo near Wall Street, in the Manhattan borough of New York, January 16, 2015. Reuters/Carlo Allegri