peHUB First Read

Buying in: Goldman’s buying into Facebook as well… and as big banks show up at developing companies’ fundraisings, one can’t help but to expect this will result in more business for bulge brackets at IPO time

Fundraising: Dorsey’s Square is also raising funds

Turning: Strategic M&A is back up, possibly offering more to VCs than to private equity firms

Foreign stocks: Start the New Year with some pop

Tech tools: Five of the leading personal finance tools and apps

Slipping: U.S. yield spreads

Droning on: The U.S. Air Force has a cool new toy

The G.O.P.: They’re pretty intent on starting the New Year with a bang