Thursday's Daily Blog Watch

Baidu is on a tear, and checking in on Vonage.
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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

answers questions

about

Goldman Sachs

(GS) - Get Report

, "Mad Money," and more.

Baidu

(BIDU) - Get Report

is up

eight days in a row

. Can it last?

Amazingly, for the first time in just about forever, there are no System Trades of the Day today. However, there are unusual stocks of the day:

stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday

, and stocks with

unusual option activity

. These are all potential breakout plays.

Which company is worth more

?

Adobe

(ADBE) - Get Report

or

EMC

(EMC)

spinoff

VMware

(VMW) - Get Report

?

Fascinating from

RealMoney

contributor Eddy E.: comparing the

Fed

with

inflation rates

.

I've interacted with

CNBC

's Melissa Francis on "On the Money" dozens of times. She's quick and brilliant, but I had no idea

she was this

.

We here at Blog Watch are proud to link to

Lindsay Lohan's blog

.

Hillary loves my favorite

Internet stock

:

Illinois Toolworks

(ITW) - Get Report

.

Notable Calls notes that

Piper is keen

on

Shanda

(SNDA)

.

What is up

with

Vonage

(VG) - Get Report

lately? Will it survive?

Stock Market Beat (who is also now a

RealMoney

contributor) is

loving

Office Depot

(ODP) - Get Report

.

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.

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