Pre-Marketing 10.19.10

October 19, 2010, 2:41 PM UTC

* Felix Rohatyn looks back and sighs

* Fresh horrors from the corporate finance lab

* David Carey: The great private equity shakeout

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point lower ahead of BoA, Goldman earnings, London falls early, European shares rise, the Nikkei gains 0.4% and Shanghai shares near a 6-month high.

* Ray Ozzie says goodbye to Microsoft

* How to tell when CEOs are lying on earnings calls

* Laptop thief backs up victim’s data, mails it to him

* Brazil hikes its tax on foreign purchases of Brazilian debt

* Paul Tudor Jones: May’s flash crash shows that we need price limits

* China may relax rules on the sources of capital for RMB-denominated funds

* Yves Smith: As Goldman tries to burnish its brand, let’s remember that it’s a cult

* Steve Jobs takes some time out of yesterday’s earnings call to rant about Google:


… In reply, Android chief Andy Rubin took to Twitter