Monday's Daily Blog Watch

McDonald's vs. Starbucks, and how big is subprime?
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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

Citigroup

(C) - Get Report

,

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

, etc.

Mark Cuban vs. Bill O'Reilly

in a battle of wills.

It's all tech, all the time, at

Stockpickr's System Trades of the Day

with

Ciena

(CIEN) - Get Report

,

Brocade

(BRCD)

, and more triggering the system this morning.

If I do 1 million Blog Watch columns,

I might be able to afford one of these houses

.

Great analysis from Donaldson Capital

on how big the subprime problem is really

.

If your money is at

E*Trade

(ETFC) - Get Report

,

is it safe

?

The Talented Blonde

weighs in on the latest news

on

lululemon

(LULU) - Get Report

.

The 10Q Detective

wants us to be skeptical

of the latest rumor that

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

is buying

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

.

I agree!

McDonald's'

(MCD) - Get Report

coffee is better than

Starbucks'

(SBUX) - Get Report

,

but what does this mean for their stocks

?

David Merkel reviews

one of my favorite books

,

The Triumph of the Optimists

.

Rumor of the day

: will

IBM

(IBM) - Get Report

buy

Research In Motion

(RIMM)

?

In case you missed it, here's the

Barron's Roundup

, Stockpickr style.

And if you want to live a more complete, fuller life, check out

The Good Life Blog Watch

.

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.

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The Financial Times

and the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund

,

Trade Like Warren Buffett

and

SuperCa$h

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