Friday's Blog Watch

CheckFree might not bounce, and the 411 on a new Google service.
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

Which stocks are in

52-week-low hell

, and why?

Compete.com looks at how quickly

votefortheworst.com

became a popular Web site.

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

include a potential snapback trade on my favorite airline (because of the TV) --

JetBlue

(JBLU) - Get Report

.

Dealbreaker notes that John Arnold,

the No. 1 hedge fund manager on the top-paid list for 2006

with a paycheck of $1.5 billion, should be the poster boy for hedge fund managers.

Financial Skeptic wants to know when

the pain will stop

for

Pier One

(PIR) - Get Report

.

Here's an interesting list of stocks that were around

before 1900

.

This is

great analysis

of the implications of the partnership between

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

and

Viacom

(VIA.B)

partnership.

Vonage

(VG) - Get Report

got rid of its CEO. But

is the new CEO any better

? He might be worse!

Ticker Sense is skeptical when people say we are seeing

the death of newspapers

.

Seven million Americans are more than 100 pounds overweight. $33 billion in services are spent each year on health care for the obese. Here is an "

obesity index

" of stocks that should benefit.

TheFlyOnTheWall.com

is nervous

about

CheckFree

(CKFR)

.

Photobucket, the premier photo-sharing Web site, just got blocked by

Newscorp's

(NWS) - Get Report

MySpace. TechCrunch

wonders whether Photobucket can survive

without MySpace.

If

Research in Motion's

(RIMM)

results were so bad, then

why are all the analysts coming out to support it

?

This is a great chart of the Shanghai market, which shows

that the 9% downturn on Feb. 27 was just a blip

.

Here's a comprehensive look at

Google's

(GOOG) - Get Report

new

free 411 service

.

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

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