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Altucher's Blog Watch: April 9

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

Is it time for a strong rebound in merger arbitrage?


Sometimes the world's richest man, here's the portfolio of Carlos Slim Helu.


These are the best Internet acquisitions of 2007. Not surprisingly, Google (GOOG) is the acquirer of No. 1.


The first cancer vaccine ever approved in the world bodes good news for stocks like Dendreon (DNDN).


Google gets sued for privacy invasion.


Here's a great post on how to create a viral video.


Compare personal income taxes in 1954 vs. today.


Here are Stockpickr's System Trades of the Day.


Paul Kedrosky writes about how the best companies know how to mutate and draws an example from Westar Energy (WR).


A rare brain disease unleashes creativity.


Advanced Micro Devices' (AMD) troubles are making Intel's (INTC) investors nervous.


Broadcom (BRCM) and others will benefit from an Apple (AAPL) 3G iPhone.


These are the companies that are still rated AAA, including Exxon Mobil (XOM), Automatic Data Processing (ADP) and others.

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 TheStreet.com 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.

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