Pre-Marketing 4.27.11

April 27, 2011, 3:24 PM UTC

* Derek Thompson: What if families voted on debt like Congress?

* Alexia Tsotsis: 15 years of photo-sharing startup exits vs. YouTube

* Steven Davidoff: As Wall Street firms grow, their reputations are dying

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point higher, London opens weakEuropean shares climb and the Nikkei gains 1.4%.

* PIMCO: QE2 is a Ponzi scheme

* FT editorial: Chrysler bailout is a working model

* Kurt Brouwer: Can China really dump the dollar?

* Aaron Elstein: A bank’s net worth turns negative

* Bess Levin: What Raj Rajaratnum’s lunch order should tell us

* John Carney: Why hedge fund managers really are donating to Republicans

* Short-term VC: Ex-Facebook CFO Gideon Yu is headed to the San Francisco 49ers, after just 2 years with Khosla Ventures

* News Corp. (NWSA) wants bids in excess of $100 million for MySpace. For context, it paid nearly $600 million for MySpace in 2005.

* Speaking of withering social networks: Friendster plans to delete all user content by the end of May

* Tweet of the Day: @funnyordie The only thing I’m more interested in than the royal wedding is literally everything else

* Elizabeth Warren visits The Daily Show:

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