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Friday's Daily Blog Watch

Some advice for Apple, and a decade of Web advertising.

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

Today, Stockpickr takes a look at the

52-week highs

. It's interesting to see who makes the list despite the recent volatility.

This is one of the oddest social networks

I've ever seen

. But it's oddly compelling.


System Trades of the Day

includes a trade triggering in the morning for


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Information Arbitrage has some interesting ideas about what


(AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. (AAPL) Report

should do with its cash


Great post by One Guy's Investments about "indirect investments", i.e.,

buying companies because you really want access to the earnings growth of a subsidiary

. Like buying

Cypress Semiconductor

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because you like their solar power company,


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finally turning the corner


takes a closer look





Here are some stocks that had

unusual options activity yesterday

TheStreet Recommends


SeekingAlpha wonders whether

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should just buy

Barnes & Noble

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Here are some fascinating stats on

what the media didn't tell you

about China's market.

Screen for short ideas

: high forward P/E, within 5% of a 52-week low. In other words, that 52-week low is going to be like a magnet for the unsure holders.

Well, the jury is now back, and we can see the result of

the first decade of Internet advertising


Quant Investor examines the pathetic struggle to stay alive by the

worst mutual fund


Personally, I wouldn't buy

these business cards

. But to each his own.

drills down



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Check out

Mad Money

, Suze Orman style.

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

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. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. Altucher appreciates your feedback;

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