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Thursday's Blog Watch

Timing the Apple backlash, and solid gold picks.

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

Jim Cramer

answered questions


lululemon athletica

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and more.

Crossing Wall Street (via

The Onion


has pinpointed the exact date

of the


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System Trades of the Day

has trades this morning on






and more.


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, and


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unleash their Apple competitors, but Dealbreaker says,

so what


Well, maybe Microsoft is not really that interested in

buying a piece of Facebook

after all.

Sramana Mitra features


(AKAM) - Get Report

on her

analysis of companies that benefit from the rise in online video


Top gold picks

TheStreet Recommends

from the Toqueville Gold Fund.

Well, at least one person worked at Enron

and became a billionaire


Home Depot

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might be the worst-performing


stock, but

it might be a buy now


Ticker Sense has some stats on

the recent correction


Here are 28 stock ideas stemming from

the latest durable goods report


Notable Calls deals the

latest analyst coverage


Intuitive Surgical

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Quick. Guess how much sold for


Buffettesque investor Mohnish Pabrai (and interview subject in my book,

Trade Like Warren Buffett

) recently had his investor conference for his fund, and

Dah Hui Lau took notes


Unusual stocks of the day:

stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday

, and stocks with

unusual option activity

. These are all potential breakout plays.

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 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

The Financial Times

and the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund


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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