Dan Primack

The latest on private equity, M&A, deals and movements — from Wall Street to Silicon Valley

Pre-Marketing 11.18.10

November 18, 2010: 7:25 AM ET

Yes, it's a breakfast cone

* Barry Ritholtz: The letter that Warren Buffett should have written.

* Brad Feld: What percentage of 2010 seed deals won't raise another round?

* Gold rush: Russia agrees to privatize $32 billion worth of assets over the next three years

* If Harrah's is unable to price its IPO today, the whole thing might be scrapped. Maybe they should have used some proceeds to pay down debt...

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point higher on Irish debt optimism, London rises earlyEuropean shares climb and the Nikkei gains more than 2%.

* Mark Suster: Invest in lines, not dots

* Seems some automaker went pubic last night. No, it's not the largest IPO on record.

 * How were the NetApp (NTAP) earnings leaked early? Bloomberg guessed a web address.

* Ikaria investor talks about the company's future, after last week's failed IPO.

* 3i Group chief Michael Queen: The private equity industry has "failed spectacularly" to invest in down markets.

* Seems that Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats were the subject of a class action lawsuit, which has been settled with no one admitting deliciousness.

* Tweet of the Day: @ModeledBehavior Waiting for @SarahPalinUSA to tell us about the CPI's well-known liberal bias

* Video 1: John Doerr and Fred Wilson chat at the Web 2.0 Summit:

* Video 2: Peter Thiel speaks at the MIT Enterprise Forum on Tuesday night (here's a summary):

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Dan Primack
Dan Primack
Senior Editor, Fortune

Dan Primack joined Fortune.com in September 2010 to cover deals and dealmakers, from Wall Street to Sand Hill Road. Previously, Dan was an editor-at-large with Thomson Reuters, where he launched both peHUB.com and the peHUB Wire email service. In a past journalistic life, Dan ran a community paper in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He currently lives just outside of Boston.

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