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

I'm kind of proud of this:

my first man-on-the-street video in almost 10 years

. Farnoosh Torabi and I went out to the Apple store on Wednesday in NYC and I interviewed the people who had been waiting there since Monday.

Dan Quayle just won't go away. Ever. Now you can

trade like Dan Quayle

.

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

include trades on

Fifth Third Bancorp

(FITB) - Get Report

and

Pinnacle

( PNCL).

Financial Skeptic weighs in on the

constant debate

:

Adidas

vs.

Nike

(NKE) - Get Report

.

Freakonomics notes that there seems to be a

class divide

between users of Facebook and MySpace, owned by

News Corp.

(NWS) - Get Report

.

Super-activist Bill Ackman just bought

$192 million worth

of

Legg Mason

(LM) - Get Report

.

Unusual stocks of the day:

stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday

, and stocks with

unusual option activity

. These are all potential breakout plays.

Jeff Matthews recounts his

first experiences with Warren Buffett

back in 1979.

Check out my

five favorite value-oriented hedge funds

whose positions I like to piggyback. Click on each fund on the list to see their top positions.

Information Arbitrage

is sick and tired

of

Blackstone

(BX) - Get Report

and the iPhone.

Notable Calls wonders whether

Jones Soda

(JSDA)

is finally at a bottom

.

If you don't want to surf the Web or make phone calls with your iPhone,

here are some other interesting uses

.

Lehman upgrades

Intel

(INTC) - Get Report

, and

here are their reasons

.

It's actually a shame about the Rigas family. They were once billionaires. Now they are going

to be in jail for the rest of their lives

.

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 president of Stockpickr LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TheStreet.com and part of its network of Web properties, and a managing partner at Formula Capital, an alternative asset management firm that runs a fund of hedge funds. He is also a weekly columnist for

The Financial Times

and the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund

,

Trade Like Warren Buffett

and

SuperCa$h

. 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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