peHUB Second Opinion 7.19

The Economy: Seven Reasons why a double dip recession is unlikely.

Good News On HIV Front: A vaginal gel containing Gilead Sciences Inc.’s AIDS drug Viread cut HIV infections by as much as 54% in a trial in South Africa.

Calsters Up: The California State Teachers’ Retirement System, the second-biggest U.S. public pension fund, earned 12.3% in the year ended June 30.

Madoff’s Sorrow: Ruth Madoff seeks redemption in Boca Raton, from Dealbreaker.

Bad for Books: Books sold on the Kindle are now outpacing the hardcover books Amazon sells, according to TechCrunch.

How to Work for Mayor Bloomberg: The Bloomberg administration selects children of the rich and connected for internships. Sadly, we are not surprised.