peHUB First Read

Some links to kick off your Monday:

* It seems Steve Schwarzman has learned his PR lesson: This week’s birthday party will just be a small gathering at his home, with family and friends.

* Is nuclear fusion coming to a greentech company near you?

* Did Credit Suisse dodge the subprime bullet?

* The Deal hands out its Deal of the Year awards.

* Hope to see some of you at VC in the Rockies — a boondoggle wrapper with a chewy content center.

* Life after Sevin Rosen (sub req.)

* A dealmaker is taking the helm at Macquarie.