PE HUB First Read

Doug Jones shocks with surprise win in Alabama special election against Trump-backed Republican Roy Moore.

Alabama Supreme Court blocks order to preserve digital voting records.

Audi CEO drops plan to sell motorcycle brand Ducati.

The Federal Reserve is expected to lift interest rates as Yellen delivers final press conference.

Blackstone hires Bain dealmaker in Japan to expand focus beyond property deals in the country.

Apple’s up 43,000 percent since its IPO, and could soon surpass $1 trillion in market cap.

Tech sector loses champion in death of San Francisco mayor.

French government to ban students from using mobile phones in primary, junior and middle schools.

A Disney exec is suspended after child sex abuse charges are filed.

Fees charged by private debt funds have fallen to 10-year lows.

Photo: U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a press conference following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy meeting in Washington March 16, 2016. Reuters/Kevin Lamarque