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

Quick!

Who were the first smokers ever

? Check out these other fun facts about tobacco stocks.

Jim Cramer

answers questions

on

Research In Motion

(RIMM)

,

Nymex

(NMX)

, and what's up with "Shortsville, N.Y."?

For the life of me,

I cannot see the girl dancing counterclockwise

.

It's growing twice as fast as the U.S. economy -- here are the

top Philippines stocks trading here in the U.S.

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

includes trades this morning on

Baidu

(BIDU) - Get Report

and

PetSmart

(PETM)

.

Here's a nice summary of

all the beneficiaries of online video

.

The battle between

Pepsi

(PEP) - Get Report

and

Coke

(KO) - Get Report

just got violent

.

Paid Content highlights the

bright spots

in

Yahoo!'s

(YHOO)

portfolio of content.

Stockerblog has the

top-selling investment-related domain names

.

Freakonomics wonders whether

tennis matches are being rigged

.

Finance Puzzle thinks

Trump

(TRMP)

might be worth a short-term gamble here

.

These are great comments from Carl Icahn on

why most companies end up being subpar

.

A nice visual on

Coca-Cola's business

.

In case you missed it, here's the

Barron's Roundup, Stockpickr style

.

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and the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund

,

Trade Like Warren Buffett

and

SuperCa$h

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