Thursday's Daily Blog Watch - TheStreet

Thursday's Daily Blog Watch

GE brings portfolios to life, and fear of rejection is an epidemic.
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

Jim Cramer

answered questions today on

GlobalSantaFe

(GSF)

,

Goldman Sachs

(GS) - Get Report

, and others.

Holy credit markets! Is the

Chrysler

deal

in more jeopardy

than I've previously been willing to admit?

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

has trades triggering this morning on

Sohu.com

(SOHU) - Get Report

and

Brocade

(BRCD)

, among others.

24/7 Wall St.

gives the lowdown

on the Wall Street upgrades of

Amazon.com

(AMZN) - Get Report

.

Wall Street is starting to get it:

News Corp.'s

(NWS) - Get Report

MySpace

might be dead, thanks to Facebook

.

Crossing Wall Street has a fascinating

guess-this-stock

challenge.

Which banks stocks are the

best way to take advantage of the subprime mess

?

Dividends Talk: Buffett pick

Wells Fargo

(WFC) - Get Report

is

doing pretty well

.

Hilary Kramer notes that

GE

(GE) - Get Report

stock

brings good things to life

.

According to Freakonomics,

fear of rejection is now a national epidemic

.

Israel Newsletter wants to issue

a friendly "welcome back!"

to software company

Check Point

(CHKP) - Get Report

after its latest good news.

I can't believe it, but the

share buyback boom is even bigger

than I had thought. Tack that onto my

Seven Reasons to be Bullish

article from Monday.

Unusual stocks of the day:

stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday

, and stocks with

unusual option activity

. These are all potential breakout plays.

Also, I'm speaking on a panel about "Web 2.0" at the SF Money Show at the San Francisco Marriot tomorrow around 8 a.m. However, we're also doing a Stockpickr "Meetup" at 6 p.m. today: Meet me in the bar at the San Francisco Marriot at 6 p.m. If three people or more show up, we can call it a quorum and grab a table.

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 TheStreet.com 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

and

SuperCa$h

. 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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