peHUB First Read

Why the Burger King/Tim Hortons deal is less about taxes and more about business strategy. Warren Buffett’s funding participation in the Burger King/Tim Hortons merger changes the political calculation for President Obama, who has been on an anti-inversion crusade.

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde is under investigation in connection with a French fraud case.

A group of Harvard alumni is criticizing the university’s endowment for compensation levels that are rising despite middling investment performance that trails peers.

Scientists at North Carolina’s A&T School of Agriculture have removed allergens from peanuts, creating a peanut that may be safe to eat for those with peanut allergies.

Christopher Gonzales, the long-time chief investment officer at the Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund, is leaving the system to take a role at a corporate retirement plan.

How Baby Boomers can and should help to prevent bullying at work.

In light of Amazon’s agreed deal to buy video game streaming service Twitch for about $1 billion, here’s why people enjoy watching other people play video games.

A massive study is underway to determine why we are so fat and sick — is how much we eat, or what we eat.

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