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



System Trades of the Day

include trades on

Fifth Third Bancorp

(FITB) - Get Report



( PNCL).

Financial Skeptic weighs in on the

constant debate





(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


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



(BX) - Get Report

and the iPhone.

Notable Calls wonders whether

Jones Soda


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


(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



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