peHUB First Read

NOT Going Private: AOL won’t take financial sponsors’ offers

Gilt-ed Age: Daily deals site chairman Susan Lyne raps with The Deal

Heavy is the Head: Is Goldman’s power waning?

The French Mistake: IMF chief Dominque Strauss-Kahn will remain jailed until his next hearing

Getting Loot: Hipster raises $1 million

Notes, Taken: Snow’s Notes’ David & Erin rap on Skype, PE & American Idol and the musical Gores Brothers

Pricing Up: Fortunately for LinkedIn, its IPO will price at such a range that it absolutely won’t get sued!

Stocks: Wal-Mart whips estimates, futures point north