Dan Primack

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

Pre-Marketing 4.6.11

April 6, 2011: 7:35 AM ET

* Peter Lattman: The private equity parallels with Buffett/Sokol

* Ronald Barusch: A time bomb in the Texas Instruments/National Semi deal

* Maryam Omidi: What will the new super-exchange be named? NYSDAQNext?

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point higher, London rises earlyEuropean shares fall and the Nikkei drops on output concerns.

* Gady Epstein: Who trusts China?

* Buttonwood: The five stages of sovereign debt grief

* Open government: New York City data is now available to entrepreneurs

* Ben Horowitz: The most difficult CEO skill is managing your own psychology

* Video: Michael Steinhardt says Warren Buffett has "managed to achieve a snow job that has conned virtually everyone in the press."

* 10 big tech stocks have outperformed Apple (AAPL) this year, and they all have something in common

* The indefatigable Heidi Moore returns to the full-time online grind, as part of her MarketPlace gig. But "don't call it a blog."

* Tweet of the Day: @ChadwickMatlin Government shutdown eerily shadowing plot of Parks and Rec Season 2. Just need Rob Lowe to head back to the White House.

* Tweet of the Day II: @jbarro Median respondent in CNN poll guessed 5% of federal budget is spent on public broadcasting. That would be $178 billion.http://bit.ly/exFR2v

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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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