peHUB First Read

* Selling agriculture 2.0 in Silicon Valley

* Mark Suster: Never hire job hoppers. Never. They make terrible employees

* BusinessWeek: Prior to Apax’s successful sale of Tommy Hilfiger, conventional wisdom was that “private equity and fashion are a bad combo, kind of like pairing a Dior dress with Ugg boots.”

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point higherLondon rises ahead of UK GDP report, European shares climb and the Nikkei falls 1.3%.

* Seth Goldstein: Here we go again

* The future of hedge funds-of-funds

* Corporate bond spreads (non-financial) return to pre-crunch levels.

* Don’t blame Wall Street for the economic meltdown. Blame porn, and the SEC staffers who love it.

* Massachusetts gives A123 Systems a $5 million loan for helping to create local jobs. In other A123 news, the cleantech company’s stock hit an all-time low yesterday.

* Tweet of the Day: @ToddDOwl Facebook’s character flaw- the guy running the shop admits he has no respect for privacy. You are his eBitch.

* 5 things every startup can learn from CPG brand marketers

* James Murdoch loses his cool after a UK paper insults Daddy Rupe