PE HUB First Read

American Express CEO Ken Chenault to leave after 17-year run

Japanese steelmaker Kobe Steel will hold bidding for its real estate unit on Friday.

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields takes senior adviser job with TPG.

Ford to take $267 million hit from recall of F-Series trucks.

Twitter took 11 months to close Russia troll account posing as Tennessee GOP even after warned by state’s GOP.

Dividend recap activity hits $15.3 billion, topping last year’s total.

GE’s new CEO Flannery vows “no sacred cows” as he takes away company cars, cancels executive retreat and might cut thousands of corporate jobs.

Snap is selling a dancing hot dog costume on Amazon.

Amazon hones its site-hunting expertise with in-house group.

Photo: Chairman and CEO of American Express Company Kenneth Chenault speaks to the Council on Foreign Relations in New York December 6, 2011. Reuters/Mike Segar