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Tuesday's Daily Blog Watch

September is the cruelest month, and tracking spam stocks.

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

The updated list of

Dogs of the Energy Sector

: the 10 worst stocks in the energy sector in the year to date.

The OTC Speculator does a very good

deep dive





For the OTC Speculator's full watch list (which he just updated), plus analysis of what he's looked at,

click here


The Real Returns gives a nice, concise explanation of why the

S&P 500

keeps averaging 10%

after all these years.

Equity Investment Ideas

breaks down

what's going on at

Las Vegas Sands

(LVS) - Get Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Report


This week's

top-ranked medical stocks

ranked by

Investor's Business Daily's

CANSLIM methodology.

Stockerblog gives the lowdown on why

September is the worst month for the markets


TraderFeed studies what happens after a

large down day in the markets


Battle of the titans

: TechCrunch compares


(GOOG) - Get Alphabet Inc. Class C Report



(MSFT) - Get Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Report

Hotmail, and




TheStreet Recommends

Mrak is building a fictional portfolio of all the stock recommendations

he receives via spam mail

, and we'll keep track of it right alongside of him.

I should just call Ticker Sense "old reliable." I know that when I go to this blog there will usually be something quirky and interesting to put in this column. Like the other day: how good has


(C) - Get Citigroup Inc. Report

been in

its various upgrades and downgrades



(AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. (AAPL) Report


Mark Cuban writes about

the future of personal computing



System Trades of The Day

: many trades triggering today, including

American Eagle Outfitters




(COST) - Get Costco Wholesale Corporation Report



(SYMC) - Get Symantec Corporation Report

and others.

Fat Pitch Financials

digs deep



(UL) - Get Unilever PLC Sponsored ADR Report


Closed-end funds are like mutual funds except that they trade like stocks, so you can buy and sell them throughout the day. The Quant Investor analyzes an interesting

fund of closed-end funds


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 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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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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