Friday's Daily Blog Watch

A stock to help you sleep at night, and chip away at wood stocks.
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

Mexico is now the 13th largest economy. Here's the stocks that

take advantage of the growth in the Mexican economy

including several Carlos Slim stocks and a few others.

Compete.com breaks it down once again:

Who dominates online video

? Hint:

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

.

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

include a buy today on online travel company Travelzoo

(TZOO) - Get Report

.

When someone says he buys all the stocks in the "sleep sector" and then recommends

Respironics

(RESP)

,

it's time to pay attention

. As a footnote, I have regular insomnia and I can now definitely see the need for a "sleep sector."

What more can be said about

Amazon.com

(AMZN) - Get Report

, except that it's the breakout king on yesterday's list of

stocks that rose on unusually high volume

. This is normally a bullish condition for a continued breakout.

Hmmm, I didn't know this. Crossing Wall Street points out that

P/E ratios are at a 20-month high

.

Can Travelzoo make

traveling to the zoo

fun?

With housing down, stocks that create wood products are going to start to hurt. Here's a list of

shorts in the wood products space

.

Berkshire Ruminations describes super investor Mario Gabelli's

approach to value investing

. And, we keep track of

Gabelli's top positions

at Stockpickr.

If you were wondering whether

Apple's

(AAPL) - Get Report

strong growth can continue, Notable Calls summarizes

what the analysts have to say

.

Eric Savitz summarizes three reasons to be

skeptical of games company

THQ

(THQI)

.

Stock Market Beat

reviews

SanDisk's

(SNDK)

earnings.

Stockerblog uncovers the only stock in the

flying-car business

.

The Stockmasters give their review of

Baidu's

(BIDU) - Get Report

blowout earnings

. I guess when you are the biggest search engine in a country with 1 billion people who will eventually move online, things are going to be pretty good come earnings time.

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

Trade Like a Hedge Fund

and

Trade Like Warren Buffett

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