peHUB First Read

Markets are watching the January jobs report. Some things to watch out for in the report.

Why did Mathew Martoma not try to cut a deal with prosecutors, instead of fighting insider trading charges, risking a lengthy jail term.

Charles Shrem, arrested and charged for alleged money laundering in connection with helping people exchange dollars to bitcoins to buy drugs, is still a true believer.

Meanwhile, a company that intends to make hardware for bitcoin ATMs, is issuing stock on the Website Cryptostocks.

And: Bitcoin exchange MtGox has halted all withdrawals because of technical issues.

M&A rumors are making their way onto ‘anonymous’ app Secret.

Florida SBA switches up its asset allocation.

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