peHUB Second Opinion

Break Down: Budget talks near collapse after Rep. Eric Cantor walks out.

Being Ruthless: FTC to serve Google with civil subpoenas as it investigates whether the company has abused its web dominance.

Pottermore: J.K. Rowling’s isn’t writing an eighth novel but the Harry Potter novels will be available as ebooks in October.

Beekeepers: How long before Nomura realizes its true passion, expands into jam & jelly production, and drops this banking crap?

And The Winners Are: Bain, Hellman & Friedman beat out Carlyle and Stanley Black & Decker to buy Securitas Direct.

Looking for $$$: Warburg Pincus is preparing to raise a new buyout fund.

Noteworthy Youtube Video: Eli and Payton Manning star in a fictional TV series, Football Cops.