Monday's Daily Blog Watch

Cosmetics stocks are looking good, and is online sales growth slowing?
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

Here's this week's

Game Plan of the Week

from Stockpickr: economic reports, earnings reports and news events to watch out for, plus stock plays, including

Starwood Hotels

(HOT)

DivX

(DIVX)

, etc.

Stock Market Beat updates its

Magazine Cover Indicator

. Are magazine covers a contrary indicator?

According to Comscore,

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

keeps the lead

as the No. 1 trafficked site.

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

include trades this morning on

LifeCell

(LIFC)

and

Sepracor

(SEPR)

.

The numbers are all in, and

Amazon.com

(AMZN) - Get Report

,

eBay

(EBAY) - Get Report

,

Dell

(DELL) - Get Report

and

Expedia

(EXPE) - Get Report

results show that

growth in online sales might be slowing

.

BloggingStocks concludes that

Pearson

(PSO) - Get Report

is

not really a match

for

News Corp.

(NWS) - Get Report

in the battle for

Dow Jones

(DJ)

.

ContraHour throws up the inevitable chart comparison:

Nasdaq vs. China

.

Is

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

monetizing YouTube

? Entrepreneur Sramana Mitra looks at the numbers.

Did

options expiration

weigh

Dendreon

(DNDN)

down?

Paul Kedrosky points out a super-effusive description of

what's going on at Facebook right now

.

In case you missed it, here are

Cramer's Portfolios of the Week

from last week.

Cisco

(CSCO) - Get Report

is well positioned to take advantage of the next

corporate upgrade cycle

.

Cosmetics stocks

keep looking better

.

The Stockmasters pick their

top two picks for June

: Yahoo! and

Sears

(SHLD)

.

Here are some popular questions from this weekend on Stockpickr Answers:

By popular demand, here are

the top regional banks

.

And finally, unusual stocks of the day:

stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday

, and stocks with

unusual option activity

. These are all potential breakout 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 TheStreet.com and part of its network of Web properties, and a managing partner at Formula Capital, an alternative asset management firm that runs several quantitative-based hedge funds as well as a fund of hedge funds. He is also the author of

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and

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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