DealBook finds some contrary voices on the Google (GOOG) options plan.

Adam Warner at the Daily Options Report on what effect this plan may have on Google’s option volatility.

Barry Ritholtz at the Big Picture on the growing pile of cash in money market funds.

David Gaffen at MarketBeat on the potential for multiple expansion next year.

Chad Brand at the Peridot Capitalist is finding some large cap growth stocks worthy of multiple expansion.

The Blogger’s Take at the Big Picture on what the bigger threat is to the economy: slowing growth or inflation?

David Andrew Taylor at on the relationship between consumer expenditures and unemployment.

All About Alpha on the growing interest in portable alpha.

The Economist on the growth of retail hedge funds in Australia.

Free exchange on skepticism of the hedge fund industry.

Jim Carlton in the Wall Street Journal on venture capital’s growing interest in alternative energy investments.

Jon Markman at MSN Money on mega-trucks and mega-profits.

David Picker in the New York Times on Japan’s interest in baseball and blood type.

David Pogue at the New York Times with a balanced review of Microsoft’s Windows Vista.

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