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

Jim Cramer

answers questions

on

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

,

Garmin

(GRMN) - Get Report

and more.

A Dash of Insight has a nice piece of insight on how to

analyze the monthly employment numbers

.

Check out Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

, which include trades today on

On Semiconductor

(ONNN)

and

Lam Research

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, among others.

Eric Savitz summarizes the

five companies

IAC/Interactive

(IACI)

is breaking into.

Uber-entrepeneur and dancer-with-the-stars Mark Cuban

weighs in on the battle

between Facebook and

Google's

(GOOG) - Get Report

newly announced OpenSocial.

Unbelievable. Is

PetroChina

(PTR) - Get Report

really a

trillion-dollar company

now?

The Barack Obama Stock Index

tracks all the stocks related to the biggest contributors to the Obama campaign.

Notable Calls

gives the latest analysis

on

Research In Motion

( RIMM).

Paul Kedrosky has a good summary of the latest newspaper circ numbers and

how bad things have really gotten in that space

.

Quant Investor looks at how subprime debt is trading and wonders whether we are finally

at a bottom in subprime debt

.

Is

Merrill Lynch

( MER) a black hole here or

an amazing opportunity

?

A reasonable question:

if gold is worth $800, why isn't silver worth $40

?

It's interesting to survey the landscape of the

top 10 U.S. companies ranked by market cap

.

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,

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