peHUB Second Opinion 4.30

Crying Wolf? A brief history of alarmist-and wrong-Wall Street predictions about the effect of new regulations. (Slate)

I think I can I think I can: Valley VC’s are, like, so done being down, according to this survey. (Dealbook)

The Oracle Speaks: The economy is showing signs of improvement, according to Warren Buffett. (AP)

Lucky Charms: They apparently actually matter. So, uh, forget about hard work or being in the right place at the right time. Just find that 30-year-old rabbit foot you carried around in high school. (WSJ)

Where Have All the Bond Vigilantes Gone? Governments are borrowing more than ever, yet rates remain low (Businesweek)

Woa: Fellow children of the 80s will find this as mind blowing as I did. You can now play Super Mario Brothers AS MEGA MAN. I’m aware that this has nothing to do with private equity. It’s Friday. (Kotaku)

Your Chair is Killing You: This is why I’m in favor of walking meetings (even better, I want one of those crazy As Seen on TV desk treadmill things). Anything to avoid getting a ridiculous Dwight Schrute Fitness Orb to sit on. (Businessweek) With that I give you one of my favorite moments from the Office:

Happy Weekend!