Thursday's Daily Blog Watch

Intel and AMD square off, and cooling off with high-yielding summer stocks.
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.


Answers of the Day

from yesterday include questions he answered on

Goldman Sachs

(GS) - Get Report




, and whether it's time to switch away from growth stocks.

Doesn't anyone know how to make a plane anymore? According to 24/7 Wall St., both


(BA) - Get Report




having problems


Check out the

System Trades of the Day

. This morning's trades include



, among others.

BloggingStocks analyzes

a year's worth



(GOOG) - Get Report


I didn't know this, but Crossing Wall Street was kind enough to point it out: Yesterday was

the best day in almost a year

, and we have the final two hours to thank.

Facebook vs.

News Corp's

(NWS) - Get Report


What's the traffic look like


According to Investor's Business Daily, here are the

top 10 highest-rated dividend-paying stocks


This is better than

War of the Worlds



(INTC) - Get Report


Advanced Micro Devices

(AMD) - Get Report


in the battle to the death

. Stay tuned for my article on this topic in the next day or so.

Unusual stocks of the day:

stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday

, and stocks with

unusual option activity

. These are all potential breakout plays.

Investment Jungle

takes us into the forest



(CTSH) - Get Report


Dividends Matter does a

fascinating analysis



(KO) - Get Report

dividend. Are they overreaching?

The Fly On The Wall

takes a peek





You know Donald Trump is a billionaire, but did you know he also owns a lot of

this one penny stock


Which high-yielding stocks are

perfect for summer


Freakonomics notes that the autism epidemic

is not as bad as it seems

. This is an excellent example of how to avoid getting influenced by media-driven stats.

The other Hilary, Hilary Kramer,

breaks it down


Build-A-Bear Workshop

(BBW) - Get Report


We always hear about housing doing this or doing that, but here are the

actual median and average house prices

so far this century.

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 several quantitative-based hedge funds as well as a fund of hedge funds. He is also the author of

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. 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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