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Thursday's Blog Watch

How to hedge against everything, and NutriSystem's earnings expand.
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

Here's the latest

short interest list

of

Nasdaq

stocks, with

Dendreon

(DNDN)

among those with the greatest increases in short interest, and

Sirius

(SIRI) - Get Report

with the highest short interest.

10Q Detective thinks bookseller

Books-A-Million

(BAMM)

is

due for a stumble

.

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

include another trade on

JetBlue

(JBLU) - Get Report

in the 3x2 system.

Let's face it:

Amazon.com

(AMZN) - Get Report

did a great job this past quarter

.

Here are some

stocks that rose yesterday on unusual volume

, suggesting a possible breakout.

OpinionJournal has a great

review of The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb

. On a slightly unrelated note, if the author of that review reads this Blog Watch column, will you please contact me? I just realized we were roommates at Duke's summer program in 1981 when we were in 7th grade.

Mock Portfolio has come up with a way to hedge against every possible risk in the U.S. economy with just one basic idea:

oil drillers and exploration firms

.

Alarm:clock believes

24/7 Real Media

(TFSM)

might be

takeover bait right now

.

When we think "search," we always think

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

,

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

, maybe AOL, maybe Ask.com. Compete.com summarizes the winners among

the rest of the search engines

.

OK, so the

Dow

hit 13,000. Dealbreaker takes a look at other

Dow millennials

.

I love it when I've never heard of a company. Hilary Kramer, where do you get these? Here is a

grocery store company

that trades on the

NYSE

that's a way to bet on Israel's booming economy.

Above I said Amazon is doing all right. Well, according to Notable Calls,

the analysts disagree

.

One Guy's Investments dives deep on

defense small-cap

American Science and Engineering

(ASEI)

.

Wow, Stockerblog reminds us that you really have to be careful

when you order anything online

.

Stock Market Beat

breaks down

NutriSystem's

(NTRI) - Get Report

earnings. NTRI also appears on

Stockpickr's Obesity Index

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.

James Altucher is a managing partner at Formula Capital, an alternative asset management firm that runs several quantitative-based hedge funds as well as a fund of hedge funds. He is also the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund

and

Trade Like Warren Buffett

. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. Altucher appreciates your feedback;

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