New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts, May 7, 2015.  REUTERS/Charles Krupa/Pool ORG XMIT: BKS06

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In Second Opinion, Apple, Google and other Silicon Valley tech giants are ordered to pay $415 million in a no-poaching talent case, the Kentucky clerk who blocked gay weddings is jailed for contempt and Tom Brady scores another touchdown: a judge overturns his “Deflategate” suspension but the NFL plan to appeal.


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First Read kicks off your morning with news that Greece is expecting a bailout deal by August 18, three U.S. airlines are banning big game trophy shipments and the confidence of Silicon Valley’s venture capitalists hits a two-year low.


Lane leaves Apollo for PIMCO

PIMCO said Wednesday that it has hired John Lane as EVP and Global CFO of its alternatives platform. Lane was previously the CFO of Private Equity and Real Estate at Apollo Global Management LP.


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In Second Opinion, Avon says the takeover bid that made its stock surge was a hoax, Pimco’s equities chief is set to leave next month and led by interim CEO Ellen Pao, Reddit announces an anti-harassment policy.

Actors Kevin Spacey (L) and Robin Wright are shown in a scene from Netflix's "House of Cards" in this publicity photo released by Netflix to Reuters January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Melinda Sue Gordon/Netflix/Handout

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In Second Opinion, Pimco hires Ben Bernanke as a senior advisor, a former Goldman Sachs banker is acquitted of all charges in a rape case and for the third straight quarter, Netflix beats rival HBO in revenue.


PIMCO promotes five to MD

PIMCO has promoted Dr. Richard Clarida, David Fisher, Richard LeBrun, John W. Murray and Kimberley Stafford to managing directors. PIMCO, which is owned by Allianz S.E., is an investment management firm with offices in North America, Europe and Asia.

Drink coasters are shown for sale at the Monroe County Heritage Museum in Monroeville

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In Second Opinion, Amazon is in talks to buy some RadoShack stores, the fear that keeps small business owners awake at night and Harper Lee, who wrote “To Kill a Mockingbird,” will publish her second novel in July


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First Read ushers in your Tuesday with news ISIS sympathizers hacked U.S. military Twitter feed, White House admits it should have sent a high-level official to Paris rally and a start-up got $30 mln to shake up the garbage industry.

Bill Gross, co-founder and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), speaks at the Morningstar Investment Conference in Chicago

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In Second Opinion, Spotify says it has 60 million users of whom 15 million pay for the service, LuluLemon looks like its succeeding in its turnaround and Bill Gross confirms that PIMCO fired him.


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First Read kicks off your week with news that Actavis is close to a deal to acquire Allergen, Facebook is planning a rival for Microsoft Office and bitcoin firm Coinbase is raising funding at a $400 million valuation. 


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First Read rides the wave this morning with news Republicans have taken control of the Senate, Bruce Rauner was elected governor of Illinois and private equity firms send warnings to pension funds about keeping secrets.

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In Second Opinion, Warburg Pincus is already gearing up for its next fund, WhatsApp intends to launch voice calling services in Q1, Prudential Financial replaces Pimco as subadviser on a $6 bln fund and its National Cat Day.


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This morning’s read has news on J.C. Penney hiring a new CEO, Google’s leads a $500 million round for Magic Leap and North Korea’s leader finally reappears in public.

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