peHUB First Read

Expansion: Insider trading probe on Wall Street expands with more than one dozen subpoenas sent to hedge funds and other investment firms.

Wikileaks: An anonymous group is bringing down web sites that have removed Wikileaks. The current target? Mastercard, which is down.

30 Years Ago Today: Where we were when John Lennon was killed.

Too late: Those laptops powered by Google’s chrome operating system? Don’t expect them until after the holidays.

Economy: Bonds around the world drop while the dollar strengthens on belief U.S. tax cut-accord will spur economic growth. Meanwhile, Iceland lowers rates as economy stabilizes.

Operation Ivy League: Drug bust nails five Columbia students who allegedly sold drugs out of a fraternity house and dorms.

Revealed: TechCrunch get’s a peek at Google’s latest social foray or “Google +1.”

Somewhere in Paris: Stephen Schwartzman’s plans to spend much time in France is causing a Blackstone revamp.

Misogyny 101: The next generation of Mark Zuckerberg wannabes.

Packing Up: European entrepreneurs can’t get the funds they need and are coming to the U.S.

Deals This Morning: Apax in talks for ISS, while Blackstone is joining China’s Bright Food for a GNC bid. And, Fortune Brands to split into three businesses.

Education or Not: Should young entrepreneurs go to college or ditch it?

Carried Interest: Private equity wins while U.S. creditors lose, from James Saft.

Unbelievable: IPOs in 2010 are set to raise a record amount. That’s global, folks.