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Friday's Daily Blog Watch

A big day for system trades, and looking ahead with Mattel.

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

Jim Cramer

answers questions on


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and many more.

What are the ramifications for EMC and others of

a high price on the VMware IPO


This is like the a mega version of the

System Trades of the Day

. Last time we had this many trades, the market had its best three-day run in five years. This is


the time to be system-trading. Today's trades include


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, and more.


Bear Stearns


now massively in the penalty box, Bespoke takes a look at

historical valuations of the company


I love the market right here. I loved it at 14,000 and I think it's better now. So I'm going to link to BloggingStocks checking out

two superstar stocks

-- Apple and


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Here's a question:

what happens to your mortgage if your lender goes bankrupt

? Can you stop paying?


contributor Eddy Elfenbein also has the excellent blog Crossing Wall Street, which sometimes

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cracks me up


Hilary, Hilary, Hilary -- always getting to the bottom of things.

What is going to happen



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after it recalled 1.5 million toys with lead in the paint.

Is the


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half empty? or half full


The "I'm Jealous" blog post of the day:

I wish I had done this with my parents' money


The Microcap Speculator talks about the relationship between

black swans and micro-caps


Uhh, did this just become

the best day of my life


Sramana Mitra continues her articles on

Apple iPhone's competitors

with a look at



Unusual stocks of the day:

stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday

, and stocks with

unusual option activity

. These are all potentialbreakout plays.

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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