peHUB First Read

* When investing, thinking can cost you money.

* Wall Street exodus.

* Greenspan: U.S. recession still likely.

* China looks to join The Netherlands, Singapore and California as one of the world’s top private equity investors. And the World Bank wants to become a major cleantech player.

* Hedge fund Artis Capital is testing the waters for a venture capital fund. It would be run by David Lamond, son of Sequoia Capital’s Pierre Lamond.

* A corrupt hedge fund manager commits suicide, but that isn’t stopping lawsuits against him by former NFL players who claim to have been ripped off.

* Evercore Partners has delayed raising its third private equity fund, following co-founder Austin Beutner’s decision to retire.

* Futures point to mixed open.

* The Economist on Barbarians at the Vault.

* Borders returns to online retailing. Does that make it more or less likely of an acquisition target for Barnes & Noble?

* Who’s going to pump more money into Joost?

* “They make Play-Doh too!” Wallstrip on Hasbro: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/w/?v=5fzOeHrWHzY]