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Thursday's Daily Blog Watch

The Dendreon delay angers investors, and is Murdoch losing faith in the Dow Jones deal?

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

Check out Cramer's

best answers

from Stockpickr Answers yesterday.

24/7 Wall St. notes that

Whole Foods

(WFMI)

has a complicated earnings report but

slowing growth

.

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

include trades on

EarthLink

(ELNK)

and

TV Guide

owner

Gemstar-TV Guide

(GMST)

.

Cramer hints that

there might be a scam on Wall Street

involving

Qualcomm

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.

The Alarm Clock reports on

Microsoft's

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latest initiative:

buying 4% of CareerBuilder

.

Dealbreaker believes Rupert Murdoch is

losing faith in his offer

for

Dow Jones

(DJ)

.

Fat Pitch Financials has an excellent post on

the top 5 hacks for intelligent investors

.

The Attack of the Shortsellers:

multi-level marketing stocks

.

What was Cramer's first stock

? Scroll to the bottom of that link and check it out. Put your own first-stock story in there as well.

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Could MySpace be a

bigger threat

to Microsoft than

Google

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?

Super venture capitalist Michael Eisenberg gives Microsoft a

fascinating alternative

to buying

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

.

Hard Assets Investor notes that a combination of

Alcoa

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and

Alcan

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might not be such a good thing

.

The Kingswood Report is

really, really angry

about

Dendreon's

(DNDN)

delay and explains how he's going to play it.

Oddly, Pink Sheets has the best analysis I've seen of

former pink sheet stock

(back in the '70s)

Berkshire Hathaway

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.

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