In case you missed them, here are the top 10 most widely read articles on

TheStreet.com

for the past seven days (as of April 6). Alexei Oreskovic reports on SanDisk and Bill Snyder takes a look Samsung's potential buyout of Western Digital.

1.

The Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week by Colin Barr, published April 4 at 1:03 p.m. EDT.

The answers to our quiz!

2.

Protection for the Upside by Jim Cramer, published April 4 at 2:55 p.m. EDT.

Call options on the stocks that levitate in the up sessions make sense.

3.

Flash's Red Glare by Alexei Oreskovic, published April 3 at 3:59 p.m. EDT.

Oversupply, falling chip prices not good for the memory segment, say two reports.

4.

Pain Spreads for Lucent by Scott Moritz, published April 3 at 1:31 p.m. EDT.

Cutbacks look even juicier than Wall Street expected.

5.

Lucent Loses Its Luster by Scott Moritz, published March 31 at 1:24 p.m. EST.

A no-premium buyout would bring a sour end for long-suffering holders.

6.

SanDisk Looks Long by Alexei Oreskovic, published April 5 at 1:14 p.m. EDT.

Despite a glut in flash memory chips, it plans to expand capacity.

7.

Buyout Chatter Buzzing Western Digital by Bill Snyder, published April 3 at 3:31 p.m. EDT.

Shares of the hard-drive maker move off the mat on talk that Samsung could be interested.

8.

Silver Wheaton Shines by William Gabrielski, published April 4 at 8:39 a.m. EDT.

This name will benefit from continued bullishness in silver prices.

9.

Shareholder Activism Comes to Chapter 11 by Emma Trincal, published April 6 at 10:13 a.m. EDT.

Hedge funds are seeking -- and winning -- a seat for equity holders in bankruptcy court.

10.

The Real Story: First-Quarter Report Card by Marc Lichtenfeld, published March 31 at 11:15 a.m. EST.

A look back shows the upside of taking contrarian positions as a way to beat the S&P.