peHUB First Read

Personnel: Another rat off the ship at UBS

Hedging Bets: Investors are swinging capital away from President Obama, back toward GOP

Now Hiring: Joi Ito to head up MIT’s media lab

Going Green: American Capital Energy has $85M solar deal in place

Out for Blood: Facebook looks to take down Groupon with its latest offering

Ito’s Impact: Our Xconomy associates say the MIT hire means big news for the school’s next round of hires

Stocks: Futures rise ahead of Fed meeting, Buyouts conference (What? It’s possible.)

Swing-and-a-Miss: Some of the government’s worst ideas to date