peHUB Second Opinion 2.3

TV for Job Hunters: If you’re unemployed, or looking for a better job, you should consider watching a new series starting at 9 p.m. called “Job Hunt,” on Channel 25. (Cityroom)

Steak for Stock: Can’t afford to eat at Smith & Wollensky? The restaurant is now accepting worthless stock in exchange for meals. (BI)

Yikes: Does former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul A. Volcker know the difference between private equity firms and hedge funds? (Dealbook)

Roubini’s New Name: Dissatisfied with “Dr. Doom,” Nouriel Roubini is on the prowl for a new nickname. CNBC and Dealbreaker have some suggestions.

Ah yes, the “Sentiment Gauge”: Sentiment in the private equity industry improved in the fourth quarter of 2009 as the global economy recovered, according to a survey by Deloitte & Touche. (Bloomberg)

Meanwhile: The “sentiment” of entrepreneurs toward private equity is currently “sour.” (Unquote)

Wall Street Chiefs May Be Losing the Troops: In the widening divide between Main Street and Wall Street, financial advisers occupy a unique position. (WSJ)

ZING! Giant Squid Attack California Coast. Financial jokes, which follow, write themselves. (The Reformed Broker)