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Monday's Daily Blog Watch

Keying in on stock buybacks, and is Target on target?

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

First Solar

(FSLR) - Get Report

,

Wal-Mart

(WMT) - Get Report

and more.

Is it about time for

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

to

break into two companies

?

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

is up huge on the year. Details will be forthcoming. But today's trades include

Sohu.com

(SOHU) - Get Report

and more.

I love how an uber-entrepeneur and billionaire is

using his blog to win

Dancing With the Stars

.

One of the most innovative financial companies out there is ClearAM, which constructs the indices for many creative ETFs. Today, it discusses

Western Union

(WU) - Get Report

as an

interesting spinoff play

.

Target

(TGT) - Get Report

might be on target

.

Fund My Mutual Fund examines whether all these stock buybacks

are really good for the market

.

Unusual stocks of the day:

stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday

, and stocks with

unusual option activity

TST Recommends

. These are all potential breakout plays.

The Talented Blonde comes up with

the Desperate Housewives index of ideal boomer stocks

.

Hilary Kramer wonders if

Intersil

(ISIL)

is

the way to play the iPod Nano

.

Howard Lindzon

learns from his mistakes

on

Crocs

(CROX) - Get Report

and

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

.

I've never owned a watch, but Stockerblog points out

one I might have to buy

.

Given the volatility of the third quarter, it's interesting to look at

the biggest winners

.

Learn how to spot a fake Rolex, find the ideal vending machines, and you MUST check out these bicycles. Check out the new

Good Life Blog Watch.

And if you missed it, check out our

Barron's roundup

.

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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