peHUB Second Opinion 8.10

Study finds that  highly compensated PE execs do earn their pay by producing funds with higher gross returns.

Reed Hastings has bought about $1 million in Facebook stock.

And, Microsoft plans to keep its Facebook shares once the lockup expires next week.

Here’s some wrist slapping. Sherif Mityas, a former A.T. Kearney partner, received 3 years probation for trading on tips he learned when he was a consultant to the Carlyle Group.

This happened too late for us yesterday but here’s a shout out to the U.S. women’s soccer team. Way to go!

OMG Mark Zuckerberg left his hoodie at home and here he is shirtless.

A group of VCs and Enterpreneurs tell the White House to focus on innovation and not IP enforcement.

Amazon is trying to ditch its Kindle DX in a firesale. So this means the new Kindles should be coming right?

Conservatives are pressuring Romney to pick Paul Ryan

Is being a jerk one? Ten habits of bad bosses.

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Nigel Roddis