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Readers' Picks: TheStreet.com's Top 10

Liz Rappaport reports on the end of the Countrywide party, and James Altucher locates 10 stocks with big insider buying.

In case you missed them, here are the 10 most widely read articles and widely viewed videos on TheStreet.com for the past two days (as of Aug. 23). Liz Rappaport reports on the end of the Countrywide party, and James Altucher locates 10 stocks with big insider buying.

1.

Is WaMu the Next Countrywide?

by Philip van Doorn, published Aug. 22 at 5:39 a.m. EDT.

The lender could find itself in a liquidity crunch, an analysis by TheStreet.com Ratings shows.

2.

Top Three Potential Short-Squeezes

by James Altucher, published Aug. 22 at 6:59 a.m. EDT.

One is NutriSystem, which raised its full-year outlook.

3.

Apple Jumps on iPhone Talk

by Scott Moritz, published Aug. 22 at 12:51 p.m. EDT.

The red-hot phone could soon be on sale in Europe.

4.

Top 10 Stocks With Big Insider Buying, Buybacks

by James Altucher, published Aug. 23 at 6:13 a.m. EDT.

Sears Holdings, VeriSign and Gap top this week's list.

5.

Cramer Asks: Is It Time to Get Sirius?

by Jim Cramer and Frank Curzio, published Aug. 22 at 12:22 p.m. EDT.

Jim Cramer and Frank Curzio discuss whether the recent weakness is a buying opportunity.

6.

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Dykstra: Take a Piece of the Blackstone

by Lenny Dykstra, published Aug. 22 at 9:04 a.m. EDT.

The March options come cheap on this financial powerhouse. Plus, the weekly Stat Book.

7.

Alcatel Lucent Shakeup

by Scott Moritz, published Aug. 22 at 11:49 a.m. EDT.

CEO Pat Russo stays on, but two other execs leave.

8.

You Ask, Cramer Answers

by Stockpickr Staff, published Aug. 23 at 10:52 a.m. EDT.

Jim Cramer answers questions on VMware, Brazil and more.

9.

Countrywide CEO Takes the Punch Bowl Away

by Liz Rappaport, published Aug. 23 at 6:04 p.m. EDT.

Excitement over a deal with BofA is erased by dour comments from the mortgage lender's chief.

10.

VMware Continues Its Ascent

by Ivy Lessner, published Aug. 22 at 3:38 p.m. EDT.

The virtualization software maker's shares rise 10% on an analyst's bullish note.

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