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Monday's Daily Blog Watch

Krispy Kreme is getting stale, and bomb-sniffing bees.

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

Friday nights I do a segment on

CNBC

called "On the Money in a Minute".

Here are the stocks I picked and why

.

All the articles are saying Steve Jobs somehow screwed up last week. But

I, Cringely theorizes

that the

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

CEO is actually the puppet master here.

Stockpickr's System Trades of the Day

include trades on

CDC Corp.

(CHINA)

,

VeriFone

(PAY)

, and more.

Forget about the peak oil theory: Is

Starbucks

(SBUX) - Get Report

going to succumb to

peak coffee theory

?

Is

Dell

(DELL) - Get Report

breathing down

IBM's

(IBM) - Get Report

neck?

Unusual stocks of the day:

stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday

, and stocks with

unusual option activity

. These are all potential breakout plays.

The Peridot Capitalist

speaks the truth

about insider selling vs. insider buying.

In 1997 I needed a PR firm for my company, Reset. I hired Richard Laermer, who now, by amazing coincidence,

is writing his ideas about PR

on the blog of

RealMoney

TheStreet Recommends

contributor Sramana Mitra.

Stockerblog finds a stock that specializes in

bomb-sniffing bees

.

Is

Krispy Kreme

(KKD)

just

dead

? Are their doughnuts even good?

Paid Content has

the full chronology

of the merger between

News Corp.

(NWS) - Get Report

and

Dow Jones

(DJ)

.

Somehow

Pink Sheets blog is featuring

Berkshire Hathaway

(BRK.A) - Get Report

.

So this is it: For the first time in 10,000 years,

farming is no longer the dominant industry

.

In case you missed it, the

Barron's Roundup

has the top respected companies in the U.S., insider purchases, activist situations, etc.

Here are stocks with strong EBITDA margins and a high return on equity that are

not covered by the Street

.

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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