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Thursday's Daily Blog Watch

Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

Summary of all the latest activist situations courtesy of 13Dtracker.blogspot.com via Stockpickr. We will keep this updated daily.


10Q Detective gives Universal Technical Institute (UTI - Get Report) a failing grade.


Will the age of high-definition TV change the way we look at politicians? (And what stocks will benefit?)


247 Wall St. wonders whether a Super Bowl ad can save InfoUSA (IUSA).


Portfolio Pam brings us the highest-yielding small-cap stocks.


Wow, I didn't realize China was this close to being the dominant country on the Internet.


Alligator Investor picks apart Henry Blodget's statement that people should just stop picking stocks.


One Guy's Investments believes Markel (MKL - Get Report) is very close to being the next Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA), and he points to Markel's page on Stockpickr as evidence.


Stocks and Blogs gives several reasons to like Nintendo.


Paul Kedrosky summarizes what Wall Street had to say about Yahoo!'s (YHOO - Get Report)earnings.


Hedge Fund Reader writes about the 25 most-intriguing hedge funds.


Investor Trip believes crocs are ugly but Crocs (CROX - Get Report) might still be a buy.


Compete analyzes its search traffic to see that Blockbuster (BBI) is catching up to Netflix (NFLX - Get Report). My question to Compete: Why are you giving this stuff away for free to the readers of Blog Watch? You should sell this info to hedge funds.


Check out today's article, "Trade Like Michael Dell." What I like about Dell's portfolio, as opposed to Bill Gates' portfolio, is that Dell doesn't avoid technology. In fact, who better than Michael Dell to know the up-and-coming trends?

At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no positions in any of the stocks mentioned, although positions may change at any time.

James Altucher is a managing partner at Formula Capital, an alternative asset management firm that runs several quantitative-based hedge funds as well as a fund of hedge funds. He is also the author of Trade Like a Hedge Fund and Trade Like Warren Buffett. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. Altucher appreciates your feedback; click here to send him an email.

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