Pre-Marketing: Sunoco bought for $5.3 billion

April 30, 2012, 2:58 PM UTC

* Stephen Ridley: Life after investment banking

* Big deal: Sunoco being acquired for $5.3 billion

* Semil Shah: The 7 forces disrupting venture capital

* Book it: Microsoft invests in Barnes & Noble’s Nook spinoff

* Justin Fox: When will this low-innovation Internet era end?

* Morning Call: U.S. futures are flat, European shares retreat and the Nikkei slips.

* Naval Ravikant: Build a team that ships

* Daniel Gross: The myth of American decline

* Stephanie Ruhle: How to eat like a Wall St. trader

* Hugo Dixon: Does Europe need a banking union?

* Sunday morning video: Krugman vs. Fiorina

* David Goldman: Looking behind Apple’s app store curtain

* It gets worse: Chesapeake board member lent money to CEO

* The $1.2 billion deal that wasn’t: Demand Media doesn’t go private

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* Tweet of the Day: @dkberman Our world has changed so much that the two hated monopolists of the 1990s – Microsoft and B&N – must cling together to even stay relevant.