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Friday'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 ValueClick (VCLK), Lam Research (LRCX) and more.

Cheap Stocks suspects that Lazare Kaplan International (LKI) might go private.

Lam Research and Charter Communications (CHTR) are among the System Trades of the Day today.

Modern Graham does valuation only like it can on Peabody Energy (BTU - Get Report).

Did Facebook just get hit with the Microsoft (MSFT - Get Report) curse?

Should you short this Nasdaq stock that has octupled in the past two months?

What are the top yachts owned by the top CEOs, and should we short these stocks?

Hey, don't forget that e-commerce sales are up 23% year over year. I guess the consumer is A-OK after all.

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

Techcrunch notes that CNet Networks, (CNET - Get Report) " awash in cash," might announce a buyback. When will someone say, "James Altucher, awash in cash, etc."?

It's too bad all of these brilliant analysts didn't recommend EMC (EMC - Get Report) 6 points ago when we were doing it on RealMoney.

OK, so all the news is out now about NutriSystem (NTRI - Get Report). But what do all the analysts say?

It's pretty scary when Google Earth can be used to plan terrorist missile attacks.

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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