Pre-Marketing 10.1.10

October 1, 2010, 2:55 PM UTC

* Floyd Norris: A proposal to regulate securitizations

* Spoiler alert: The 10 most glaring lies in The Social Network

* SEC lawyer on the Allen Stanford case gets busted for jaywalking and resisting arrest

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point higher, London rises early, European shares climb, the Nikkei edges up and Hong Kong stocks record their best quarter in a year.

* Adam Lashinsky: HP’s curious choice

* The NYC street sign outrage that isn’t

* Jonathan Chait is tired of reporters who don’t understand how the tax code actually works

* Dollar Thrifty shareholders balk at $1.5 billion buyout. So what’s next for Hertz and Avis?

* Q&A with Digg founder Jay Adelson, who opens up (a little bit) about his new stealth project

* The success for which no one will take credit: TARP will end up costing less than $50 billion

* Speaking of TARP, Karen Weise provides a primer on its stars and its slackers

* The U.S. Postal Service is denied a request to increase the price of stamps. I didn’t realize that could happen.

* Don’t have time to see The Social Network tonight? Well, here is the one-minute version: