Pre-Marketing: Strauss-Kahn quits IMF

May 19, 2011, 3:35 PM UTC

 * From the Rikers office: Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigns as head of the IMF, maintains his innocence

* John Carney: How to trade the end of the world

* Tim Berry: The 3 most damaging myths in entrepreneurship

* David Dayen: County-level officials take on big banks over mortgage irregularities

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point higher, London opens strong on Glencore IPO, European shares climb and the Nikkei drags.

* Ben Rooney: Ronald McDonald is under attack!

* Jesse Eisenger: At a time of needed financial overhaul, a leadership vacuum

* And it’s roomier… Vancouver real estate becomes pricier than New York City

* New heirarchy? Innovation is no longer king. But the innovator is.

* Connie Loizos: The good, but not great, news about VC returns

* Tweet of the Day: @marshallk I can’t believe LinkedIn is going to IPO before it gives me a goddamn feed of my contacts’ job changes, just job changes, no tweets

* Evan Newmark argues that the LinkedIn IPO is a sign of market froth. But then he gets a bit confusing. Is Goldman smart to have sold its entire stake, or is it leaving money on the table?