Friday's Daily Blog Watch

Mortgage REITs to take off, and the value of a penny.
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

If housing's at a bottom, mortgage real estate investment trusts, with their huge dividends,

will take off


Compete takes a look at the top 20 Web sites ranked not by traffic, but by

time spent at the site

, and the results are fascinating.

Dah Hui David points to

Warren Buffett's favorite stock in 1951


DealBreaker summarizes

Carl Icahn's views on the dollar

and what it could mean for stocks.


contributor (and Stockpickr member) David Merkel shows us where he's finding his

high-quality bond investments


Great post by Ticker Sense charting the

historical P/E ratios

of every



With oil all over the place, it might be worth looking at coal.

Here's a list of major coal stocks


Finding Cents gives its two cents on

the breakup





The "I'm jealous" post of the day:

Searchblog interviews Excite founder Joe Kraus

, who also just sold his latest company, JotSpot, to Google.

Stockerblog notes that a penny right now might have an implicit

400% return if melted down


Sham Gad describes in detail a visit Warren Buffett recently made where he describes the

value he's finding in Korea


TickerSense looks all the way through the 20th century to find the other times the

S&P 500

has been up

eight months in a row


Social network of the day:

Geni is growing like wildfire


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