Pre-Marketing 12.22.10

December 22, 2010, 5:23 PM UTC

* Bess Levin goes heads-up with David Einhorn

* Paul Kedrosky: Could Facebook save California?

* Remember how Elevation Partners was going to invest in online radio station Pandora? Well, it never happened.

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point lowerLondon falls early, European shares retreat and the Nikkei slips.

* David Merkel: Investing on the low side of bullishness

* BoA Merrill: Women will drive the economics recovery

* Ron Barusch: Dynegy and the law of unintended consequences

* Lucy Marcus: The role of today’s non-executive board members

* Flybridge Capital: What entrepreneurs can learn from Harry Potter

* Nothing shocking: Most Wall Streeters believe they should have gotten bigger bonuses

* MG Siegler: Did the FCC really just buy Google and Verizon’s line about Android openness?

* Tweet of the Day: @joshu i wish facebook/linkedin made people say WHY they are trying to friend me.

* Wonder if WikiLeaks knew about this: BoA wrongfully forecloses on woman’s house, breaks in and takes away all of her belongings (including her late husband’s ashes).

* Glengary Glenn Christmas (“cocoa is for cobblers”):

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