Friday's Daily Blog Watch

CNet is loaded, and did Facebook just catch the Microsoft curse?
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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

answers questions

on

ValueClick

(VCLK)

,

Lam Research

(LRCX) - Get Report

and more.

Cheap Stocks suspects that

Lazare Kaplan International

(LKI)

might go private

.

Lam Research and

Charter Communications

(CHTR) - Get Report

are among the

System Trades of the Day

today.

Modern Graham

does valuation only like it can

on

Peabody Energy

(BTU) - Get Report

.

Did Facebook

just get hit

with the

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

curse?

Should you short this

Nasdaq

stock

that has octupled in the past two months

?

What are the

top yachts owned by the top CEOs

, and should we short these stocks?

Hey, don't forget that

e-commerce sales are up 23% year over year

. I guess the consumer is A-OK after all.

Unusual stocks of the day:

stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday

, and stocks with

unusual option activity

. These are all potential breakout plays.

Techcrunch notes that

CNet Networks

,

(CNET) - Get Report

"

awash in cash

," might announce a buyback. When will someone say, "James Altucher, awash in cash, etc."?

It's too bad

all of these brilliant analysts

didn't recommend

EMC

(EMC)

6 points ago when we were doing it on

RealMoney

.

OK, so all the news is out now about

NutriSystem

(NTRI) - Get Report

. But

what do all the analysts say

?

It's pretty scary when

Google Earth can be used to plan terrorist missile attacks

.

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