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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.

Jim Cramer answers questions on Bank of America (BAC), Countrywide (CFC) and more.

The Talented Blonde figures that nobody is buying dog food anymore, or pretty much anything other than the Apple (AAPL - Get Report) iPod, clothes from lululemon (LULU - Get Report) and a few others.

Stockpickr's System Trades of the Day include trades this morning on LDK Solar (LDK), PetSmart (PETM) and more.

Wall Street Mayhem explains why it is taking profits on Ninetowns (NINE).

Why is Standard & Poor's so down on Boeing (BA - Get Report).

Why did Merrill say Google (GOOG - Get Report) is worth $740?

And then why did Merrill say Research In Motion (RIMM) is worth $140?

Hilary Kramer likes to fly Republic Airways (REP).

Wallstrip is going Post-It on 3M (MMM).

I can't believe it. Google passed Wal-Mart (WMT) in market cap.

Paul Graham makes sense when he says if you have a start-up, you need to move to Silicon Valley. I'd argue New York City is equal, but it depends on the start-up.

Notable Calls is all gung-ho on a tiny company called Cisco (CSCO).

Unusual stocks of the day: stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday, and stocks with unusual option activity. These are all potential breakout plays.

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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 president of Stockpickr LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of and part of its network of Web properties, and a managing partner at Formula Capital, an alternative asset management firm that runs a fund of hedge funds. He is also a weekly columnist for The Financial Times and the author of Trade Like a Hedge Fund , Trade Like Warren Buffett and SuperCa$h . 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. has a revenue-sharing relationship with Trader's Library under which it receives a portion of the revenue from purchases by customers directed there from

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