* Big deal: Verizon preps $49 billion bond sale

* Matt Levine: Morgan Stanley is doing it… right?

* Pipeline battle: Hedgeye analyst vs. Kinder Morgan

* 9/11: Remembering Akamai co-founder Danny Lewin

* Morning Call: U.S. futures stable, Europe rises and Japan flat.

* Priceonomics: The science of snobbery

* Demogaphy: The West’s coming baby boom?

* No comptroller for you: Eliot Spitzer loses comeback bid

* Hunter Walk: Has mobile killed the ‘fast follower’ strategy?

* Howard Marks: Most hedge funds have to cut fees

* Still around: Ex-Goldman banker Greg Smith meets with SEC

* Robert McMillan: How eBay could save Bitcoin from the Feds

* Billion dollar brewer: Rich milestone for founder of Samuel Adams

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