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Cofee* Clare Baldwin goes to Idaho to find Dick Fuld, for his first in-depth interview since Lehman Brothers collapsed. His greeting? “You don’t have a gun; that’s good.”

* The accounting rule formerly known as FAS 157.

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point higher, London rises early, European shares keep climbing, the Nikkei edges up and both Hong Kong and China close higher.

* Conventional wisdom says that Skype’s buyers have a tacit agreement to settle with the JoltID guys (aka Skype’s original founders). If so, is it insider trading of friendliness?

* Michael Moore’s valentine to capitalism opens in Venice

* … Meanwhile, Oliver Stone returns to Wall Street.

* World Economic Forum: Switzerland bests the U.S. as the globe’s most competitive economy.

* James Boyle: A copyright black hole swallows our culture.

* Top 10 YouTube videos of all time.