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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


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Someone with a wine blog

actually reads my Financial Times column



System Trades of the Day

include trades triggering this morning on


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24/7 Wall St. puts together

a nice list of defensive stocks

, including names like


(KO) - Get Report



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Goldman Sachs identifies the

tech deals that might be at risk

, including

Clear Channel

(CCU) - Get Report





Sramana Mitra, who can now also be found on


continues her look

at the


(AAPL) - Get Report

iPhone "ecosystem" by examining


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


, 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


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 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



. 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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