Pre-Marketing 2.3.11

February 3, 2011, 5:52 PM UTC

* Jonah Lehrer: Cracking the scratch lottery ticket code

* Avi Zenilman: Peter Orzag is taking a liking to the banker life

* Steven Davidoff: Behind the collapse of the J. Crew settlement

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point lower, London falls earlyEuropean shares sag and the Nikkei retreats.

* It’s official: News Corp gives up on MySpace

* Alex Taussig: Obama’s goal of 80% clean energy by 2035 is possible. Here’s how.

* Mossberg’s iPhone verdict: Verizon voice is better, but AT&T is king of data speed

* Edward Wyatt says the SEC’s books are in disarray… maybe the SEC will investigate.

* The next Apple or the next Groupon pays $3 million for a 30-second Super Bowl ad

* Nicholas Kusnetz: What role have multinationals played in Egypt’s communications shutdown?

* Private secondary share transactions could triple this year. Well, so long as Facebook and Twitter remain private.

* Tweet of the Day: @ryantate: “We need new voices” says The Daily’s first editorial. Finally, an outlet for Rupert Murdoch’s opinions.

* Tweet of the Day II: @carney Oh Christ. Michael Lewis is about to appear on Morning Joe. If he writes an insightful book w/colorful characters about Egypt, I’ll die.