peHUB First Read

Back on Track: U.S. stocks pointing up, foreign markets generally perform well

Talking Big: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is bringing his blunt style to Washington D.C.

Breaking Up: Fosters Group will split its wine and beer businesses

Breaking Up, Pt. II:
Marriott will divide itself between its hotel assets and its timeshares

Left Behind: Asian exchanges may get left out of the international stock market consolidation sweeps

Dealing: PerkinElmer buys an asset from Germany for its emerging diagnostics unit

LaLa Land: Southern California’s Tech Coast Angels makes its first investment, in Vokle, the LA-based internet startup

Have a Bad Night Last Night? These stories of V-Day disaster are bound to cheer you up