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stock option flaws: Original post by Edriaan Koening of Demand Media Stock options give the holder the right, but not the obligation, to buy a company's stock for a specified price by a particular date in the future. A company often gives stock options as incentives or payments to employees, consultants, vendors and contractors. This allows the company to provide compensation without spending any cash. However, stock…

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