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

Here are

10 little-known facts

from Growabrain, including who was America's first multimillionaire.

Uber-entrepeneur Guy Kawasaki explains

the art of sucking up

.

I love a good

Borders

( BGP) bookstore. Particularly the ones with the Dean & Deluca cafes (like on Broadway and Wall). Here are

four potential buyers

for BGP, including

Barnes & Noble

(BKS) - Get Report

.

OK, the dust is finally settling.

Should you buy

XM Satellite Radio

( XMSR) and

Sirius Satellite Radio

(SIRI) - Get Report

now?

Be sure to check Stockpickr's

System Trades of the day

.

Watch this

time-lapsed video

of the spread of

Wal-Mart

(WMT) - Get Report

stores across the U.S.

Freakonomics finds

the 10 most historically inaccurate

historical movies.

When a company raises dividends it's a great sign of confidence in its future potential for profits.

Here are the latest

dividend raisers.

I bet many hedge fund managers wish

they could hypnotize

as well as this fellow.

How come

Research In Motion( RIMM) is carving up Apple (AAPL) - Get Report

?

It's quite possible

the recession began

in December.

Canaccord gives the lowdown

on all the online travel companies

--

Ctrip.com

(CTRP) - Get Report

,

Priceline.com

(PCLN)

, etc. -- and gives its favorite pick and why.

Lehman says

IAC/InterActiveCorp.

(IACI)

is a buy, and why

.

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Financial Times

and the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund

,

Trade Like Warren Buffett

and

SuperCa$h

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