peHUB Second Opinion 7.14

NY Teachers Pick Hamilton: New York City’s $37 billion pension fund for schoolteachers plans to hire Hamilton Lane Advisors as a consultant as it reevaluates its private-equity investments.

Microsoft iPhone Prediction: Kevin Turner, Microsoft COO, predicts that iPhone 4 might be Apple’s Vista and he’s “okay with that. ”

BP a Good Investment: T. Boone Pickens, the billionaire energy investor, says that BP is a good investment since the shares are rebounding.

Avandia Stays: An FDA has voted to keep Avandia on the market despite the risks of heart attacks.

Oil Disaster and M&A: The Gulf disaster is affecting bank mergers in the region.

Bankers Sue Doggie Day Care: Heartless negligence leads to pet’s death and banker couple sues Doggie Love, according to Dealbreaker.