PE HUB First Read

Samsung is planning a foldable-screen smartphone early next year.

Ofo, the Chinese bike share startup, has laid off a majority of its staff in the U.S.

Meghan Markle’s dad made up the whole story about heart surgery to avoid her wedding.

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance has opened an inquiry into the Trump Foundation.

Blackstone’s GSO Capital is targeting $10 billion in a direct-lending comeback.

The Baltimore Orioles have traded Manny Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Uber hires first chief privacy officer.

Papa John’s shares rise on report that it held merger talks with Wendy’s before founder’s scandal erupted.

Amazon.com’s stock market value reached $900 billion on Wednesday for the first time, threatening to dislodge Apple as Wall Street’s most valuable jewel.

Warren Buffett may soon join the stock buyback party.

A woman who collected seashells in Florida is sent to jail.