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

On Friday night I went on

CNBC

to discuss which stocks I think are interesting for their contest. Here is the

complete list of stocks

I prepared for the show. If you had watched that show and got those stocks for the contest, the trade would go effective as of the close yesterday so that's where I begin the tracking for this portfolio.

Barry, Barry, Barry --

can you take some antidepressants already

?

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

include trades triggering today on

Tibco Software

(TIBX)

and

Comcast

(CMCSA) - Get Report

.

Clear AM Ideas has some interesting stats

on stock buybacks

and details its philosophy on buybacks.

Warren Buffett really has the best life

. And I want that T-shirt he's wearing.

Some stocks I've never heard of are on the

stocks rising on unusual volume

list, including

LHC Group

(LHCG) - Get Report

and

DXP Enterprises

(DXPE) - Get Report

.

The Peridot Capitalist believes

being patient will pay off

for investors in biotech giant

Amgen

(AMGN) - Get Report

.

YieldLust believes that deep-value play

Central Garden & Pet

(CENT) - Get Report

-- a company I have never heard of before --

is trading for pennies on the dollar

. Incidentally: YieldLust, I love the name but I can't read the grayish-white text on the black background. PLEASE CHANGE so I can link to you more.

FlyOnTheWall.com is taking a deeper look at

tiny tech company

Intel

(INTC) - Get Report

.

Seeking Alpha has the lowdown on

a public Internet company that nobody has ever heard of

--

Answers Corporation

( ANSW).

Really nice discussion by Gannon on Investing about

Warren Buffett's 1974 investment

in

The Washington Post

(WPO)

.

Notable Calls summarizes

what the analysts are saying

about

Motorola

( MOT).

The

top-performing stocks so far this year

, including dot-com breakout

CMGI

( CMGI).

Zacks.com finds three stocks it thinks will

surprise on earnings this week

.

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

Trade Like a Hedge Fund

and

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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