peHUB Second Opinion 1.28

SBA: Obama’s pick for head of SBA, Karen Gordon Mills, apparently had some unstellar results at Solera Capital. (Pro Publica)

It’s The Economy, Girlfriend: There is a support group for the girlfriends of bankers. They’re suffering from the recession, too!  Their blog, says the NY Times, bills itself as “free from the scrutiny of feminists,” and invites women to join “if your monthly Bergdorf’s allowance has been halved and bottle service has all but disappeared from your life.”  I don’t even know what to say about this, except, ugh. (NY Times) H/T BB.

Schwarzman at Davos: “The audacity of Stephen A. Schwarzman was not enough,” writes Dealbook. He apparently jumped from his seat, grabbed a mic, and issued a call for “MORE LEVERAGE!” What? (Dealbook)

The SEC Should Hire Journalists: Because we work for a pittance, basically. Thanks, Randy Shain! (Dealbook)

Want to Buy the NY Times? Dealzone gives you the tools you need and spells out the world of press leaks. (Dealzone)

Fred Wilson: The Deal is ten years old. They shall reminisce about their year of inception,1999. (Dealscape)

I’ll Say It Again: The Bacon Explosion is amazing. (NY Times)

Another take: On Wharton. (Dealbreaker)