peHUB First Read

Cofee* The 67 most powerful people in the world.

 * Sim Simeonov: Negotiating a better Series A deal

* David Reilly: Hedge funds can’t mess up worse than Bob Rubin

* Lengthy Q&A with Marc Rowan of Apollo Management. Unfortunately, no questions about its CalPERS situation or its planned IPO (which Wall Street sources say it’s gearing back up for). Wonder if ARVCO will serve as an underwriter…

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point higher, London opns flat, European shares climb, the Nikkei slips and Hong Kong rises.

* David Hornik on monetizing Twitter: Bring on the ads

* 10 years later: Looking at the repeal of Glass-Steagall

* Floyd Norris: A lack of rigors costs MBIA (whose largest shareholder is Warburg Pincus)

* Tweet of the Day: @pkedrosky “Be it resolved: All talks about innovation are banality-fests. Discuss.”

* Twitter’s (real) official spokesman responds to user complaints (for a comedy website). A bit NSFW: