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

Richard Branson of Virgin Records is getting into the cord blood business. So shouldn't



looking at the cord blood stocks


Freakonomics believes

crack dealers should take lessons






System Trades of the Day

includes new trades triggering on

Comverse Technology

( CMVT) and

Maxim Integrated

(MXIM) - Get Report


Secret blogger Brian Gilmartin wonders: is


(MCO) - Get Report

bottoming out here, or is it bottomless


24/7 Wall St. analyzes the


of a


(GOOG) - Get Report


Here are some

stocks rising on unusual volume

, including

Pre-Paid Legal

( PPD), up 2.43% on a 2000% increase in average volume;


( RVSN) (because of


( WEBX)); and others.

Star analyst Hilary Kramer dusts off

my favorite blast from the past



( CMGI).

The Peridot Capitalist notes that in the case of




great companies don't always make great stocks


Stockerblog finds out

which states you need to live in

if you want to live longer.


breaks down

j2 Global Communications

(JCOM) - Get Report


Seth Godin is a marketing genius, and I always enjoy his books. He started up a new company, Squidoo, about a year ago, and in his latest blog posts he recounts

the lessons he's learned from the past year in business


Notable Calls reviews Citigroup's




(TIVO) - Get Report


Investor Ideas looks at the stocks that have had

bullish insider buying recently


Crossing Wall Street, in its usual insightful manner, sheds some light on why


(AMGN) - Get Report

might be a screaming buy here


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.

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