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Friday's Daily Blog Watch

Trading secrets of George Soros, and a hedge against the dollar.

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


Business Week

this year.

Big Ben presents three potential

buyout targets in the discount brokerage sector


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has eight trades triggering this morning, including






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DealBreaker presents an interesting

contrarian view of investing



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Here's excellent analysis of the

real issues

in the battle between


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

Yaser Anwar writes about

the trading secrets of George Soros


Toilet king

American Standard


is on the list of

stocks that rose yesterday on unusual volume


Notable Calls gives the rundown of all the

analysts' reactions



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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



the perfect hedge against the dollar

. has an excellent review of the

top gaming stocks

, including

Electronic Arts




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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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