David Gaffen at MarketBeat on weakness in trucking volumes.

Barry Ritholtz at the Big Picture on misdirection and retail sales.

Mark Hulbert at Marketwatch.com on what a poor Monday after Thanksgiving means for the market.

Brett Steenbarger at TraderFeed on what to look for after a large one day decline.

James Picerno at the Capital Spectator on the value of cash going into 2007.

Eddy Elfenbein at Crossing Wall Street on whether the bond market is all that smart.

Adam Warner at the Daily Options Report teaches us something about option skew and the VIX.

CXO Advisory Group goes back and forth with Jim Cramer over his track record.

Tim Middleton at MSN Money on five of the worst investment ideas of the year.

Jen Ryan at TheStreet.com on ETF creation and international market outperformance.

Jonathan Burton at Marketwatch.com with a Q&A with Bruce Bond of Powershares and his views on indexing.

James Mackintosh at the FT.com on growing access to “hedge fund clones.”

All About Alpha on institutional investors knowing alpha when they see it.

Going Private on the complications of paying for alpha in hedge funds.

Item #532 on the growing institutionalization of hedge funds. (via DealBook & FT Alphaville)

FT Alphaville on whether MBOs should be dismissed or merely distrusted.

Greg Ip in the Wall Street Journal on a study that shows listing in the U.S. no longer worth it for many foreign companies.

Bob Secter in the Chicago Tribune on the potential use of switch grass as a better source of ethanol.

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