Pre-Marketing: Hulu no longer for sale

October 14, 2011, 2:49 PM UTC

* Erick Schonfeld: Why Hulu couldn’t find a buyer

* Annie Lowery: Little banks vs. big banks

* The FT effect: When the pink paper talks, traders go wild

* Uh oh: Are Groupon and LivingSocial inflating their “discounts?”

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point higher, London rises earlyEuropean shares climb and the Nikkei slumps.

* Done deal: Microsoft now owns Skype

* Social legacy: People are leaving Facebook passwords in their wills

* Today in sovereign downgrades: S&P slaps Spain

* Did alt rockers Soul Asylum predict the OWS movement back in 1992?

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* John Carney: OWS is flush with cash, but not from George Soros

* Murdochs in trouble: Another key News Corp shareholder group calls for a change

* Tweet of the Day: @moorehn “Yes, the game is rigged and holy crap, we can’t believe it took you this long to call us out on it.” bit.ly/pxEXnE

* I hadn’t realized that Arianna Huffington had compared the Arrington fiasco to Balloon Boy. Who is she in this analogy? The father?