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Monday's Daily Blog Watch

Monster is on vacation, and a summary of the Dow 30.

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

Jim Cramer

answers questions


NYSE Euronext



Merrill Lynch


and more.

Is the new

coffee play



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signaling the death knell for

TheStreet Recommends


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System Trades of the Day

triggers several trades for tomorrow.

Here's a

nice summary of the performance

of the



Check out this post from Mark Cuban on

success and motivation


Crossing Wall Street asks whether

momentum beats value


There are

a slew of analyst comments



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Fast Money has some

contrarian plays for 2008

, including


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and more.

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is expanding, but

the stock has been on vacation


Paul Kedrosky takes a look at gold prices

from 1460 through today


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James Altucher is president of Stockpickr LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of 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

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Trade Like Warren Buffett



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