David Gaffen at MarketBeat has an interesting market tidbit from Birinyi Associates.

Justin Lahart in the Wall Street Journal on those companies that benefit from the falling dollar.

Barry Ritholtz at the Big Picture has a snazzy new design and points to an interesting quote on market irrationality.

Todd Trubey at Morningstar.com on the recent travails of mutual fund managers who lay claim to the mantle of Buffetologists.

Adam Warner at the Daily Options Report on that “little” thing we like to call the VIX.

Marc Hogan at BusinessWeek.com on whether hedge fund managers should fear the growing wave of hedge fund clones.

Steve Rosenbush at BusinessWeek.com on what is really at stake at the hedge fund hearings.

DealBook on the chances that chances that the big bookstore chains get taken private.

John Carney at DealBreaker.com points to the story, behind the story, on the Amaranth blow-up.

Going Private on the anti-MBO crowd and media spin.

Eduardo Porter in the New York Times on a study showing wealth inequality growing worldwide.

Amity Shlaes at Bloomberg.com on the consequences if the Pigou Club gets what it wants.

Will this possibility change these odds?

Jonathan Clements at the Wall Street Journal has another interesting piece on “happiness research.”

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