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Friday's Daily Blog Watch

Intel's multi-core future, and checking in on the social networks.

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

I'm going on

CNBC

again tonight to give my six favorite picks for next week in 60 seconds. Five of the six stocks from last week are doing well overall (so far).

This week's clues are here. Please send me your list of guesses.

Jim Cramer

answers questions

on

Sears

(SHLD)

,

Syntax-Brillian

(BRLC)

,

Best Buy

(BBY) - Get Report

and more.

I don't care what anyone says: I love the food at

P.F. Chang's

(PFCB)

,

but not everyone loves the stock

.

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

including trades this morning on

McDonald's

(MCD) - Get Report

,

Fifth Third Bancorp

(FITB) - Get Report

and more.

Bespoke analyzes the

historical dividend yield

of the

S&P 500

.

Nows the time to look at our

analysis of the 52-week low list

to find snapback plays.

These quite possibly might be

the best looking cupcakes I've ever seen

. And stay tuned for the soon-to-be-launched Good Life version of Blog Watch here at

TheStreet.com

.

Looks like

Blackstone

(BX) - Get Report

is moving closer to closing

TST Recommends

the

Hilton

(HLT) - Get Report

deal.

The College Analysts find

a fascinating quant play

based on the spread between

Valero

(VLO) - Get Report

and

Frontier Oil

(FTO)

.

Margin of Safety identifies some

potential value plays here

, including

Lehman Brothers

(LEH)

and a small mortgage lender called

Countrywide

(CFC)

.

Fascinating stuff:

Nielsen's ratings on all the social networks

.

I'm happy link to

The Stockmasters talking about McDonald's

, but when will they bring back the McRib? Please!!

After lots of searching, Stockerblog

has found the foreclosure capital of the U.S.

Sramana Mitra, Silicon Valley blogger extraordinaire,

gives us the lowdown

on

Intel's

(INTC) - Get Report

multi-core future.

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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