Pre-Marketing 4.14.11

April 14, 2011, 3:29 PM UTC

* John Gapper: Investment banks will not wield their power forever

* Nicholas Carson: An interview with Twitter’s forgotten founder, Noah Glass

* Connie Loizos: Are Facebook’s investors on the hook if Zuckerberg duped them about ownership?

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point lower, London opens softEuropean shares fall on China inflation and the Nikkei edges higher.

* Hugh Grant, investigative journalist? (h/t Felix)

* Can you hear him now? The “Verizon guy” is finally about to get his life back

* Steve Benen: The “no tax increase” crowd is failing the test of fiscal responsibility

* Rob Chandra of Bessemer Venture Partners: 7 lessons learned while raising our latest fund

* Sarika Malhotra: Does venture capital really work in India?

* Knowledge @Wharton: Is Google stuck in perpetual beta?

* Law firm Bingham strikes first, preemptively suing Frank McCourt

* Art Laffer: The economic burden of tax code complexity (via Politico)

* The Facebook ownership dispute gets animated by the NMA folks: