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Friday's Daily Blog Watch

Trading secrets of George Soros, and a hedge against the dollar.
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

A Stockpickr member is keeping track of all of

Gene Marcial's picks

from

Business Week

this year.

Big Ben presents three potential

buyout targets in the discount brokerage sector

.

Stockpickr's System Trades of the Day

has eight trades triggering this morning, including

CDC

(CHINA)

and

CMGI

(CMGI)

.

DealBreaker presents an interesting

contrarian view of investing

in

Citigroup

(C) - Get Report

.

Here's excellent analysis of the

real issues

in the battle between

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

and

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

. It may be not about search, but about banner ads.

Yaser Anwar writes about

the trading secrets of George Soros

.

Toilet king

American Standard

(ASD)

is on the list of

stocks that rose yesterday on unusual volume

.

Notable Calls gives the rundown of all the

analysts' reactions

to

eBay

(EBAY) - Get Report

.

But Financial Skeptic is, of course,

skeptical of eBay's numbers

.

Benchmark venture capitalist Michael Eisenberg finds a help-wanted ad in an ... er ...

interesting place

.

Sufiy believes

Silver Wheaton

(SLW)

is

the perfect hedge against the dollar

.

Zacks.com has an excellent review of the

top gaming stocks

, including

Electronic Arts

(ERTS)

and

Activision

(ATVI) - Get Report

.

Stock screen of the day: small-cap stocks with

growth of 25% per year for the past 5 years

and P/E over earnings growth less than 1.

It's the end of a fascinating experiment: Canned Meat Spam

kept track of every stock recommended by spam email

. The losses are stunning.

Social Network of the day (hat tip to Paul Kedrosky):

Who Is Sick?

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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Trade Like a Hedge Fund

and

Trade Like Warren Buffett

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