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Friday's Daily Blog Watch

Tech deals at risk, and Mick Jagger as the consummate businessman.
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

Jim Cramer answered questions

yesterday on

Halliburton

(HAL) - Get Report

and

Honeywell

(HON) - Get Report

.

Someone with a wine blog

actually reads my Financial Times column

.

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

include trades triggering this morning on

Oracle

(ORCL) - Get Report

and

Ciena

(CIEN) - Get Report

.

24/7 Wall St. puts together

a nice list of defensive stocks

, including names like

Coca-Cola

(KO) - Get Report

and

Merck

(MRK) - Get Report

.

Goldman Sachs identifies the

tech deals that might be at risk

, including

Clear Channel

(CCU) - Get Report

and

Tribune

(TRB)

.

Sramana Mitra, who can now also be found on

RealMoney.com

,

continues her look

at the

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

iPhone "ecosystem" by examining

Intel

(INTC) - Get Report

. By the way, if you haven't read Sramana's stuff on

RealMoney

, you really should check it out.

Check out

the top 20 social networks

. However, the only problem is they left out Stockpickr, which gets more users than many of the sites mentioned on that list.

After a day like yesterday, there are tons of unusual stocks of the day:

stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday

, and stocks with

unusual option activity

. These are all potential breakout plays.

Donaldson Investing

is impressed

with

Bank of America's

(BAC) - Get Report

dividend increase.

Freakonomics profiles one of the best businessmen in the world:

Mick Jagger

.

"Minimally invasive surgery" is going to be the big investment theme of the retiring baby boomers.

Hilary Kramer identifies her favorite

.

Piper Jaffray

gives the total breakdown

on Apple's earnings.

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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