Wednesday's Blog Watch

Taking the plunge on SWIM, and sweet chocolate stocks.
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

Arbitrage is a tool to help you survive a volatile market. Here are the most interesting

merger arbitrage situations

.

Nice post! With the subprime borrowers going delinquent left and right, who will benefit? Well, it's the

public debt collection agencies

.

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

includes trades triggering today on

Nvidia

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and

TD Ameritrade

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.

24/7 Wall St. looks for

the true value

of

Trump Entertainment

(TRMP)

now that Donald Trump has put it on the block.

Forrester

predicts what will happen

in the

Viacom

(VIAB) - Get Report

suit against

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

.

Despite the market selloff yesterday, there were

stocks rising on unusual volume

, including

Dawson Geophysical

(DWSN) - Get Report

and

Pre-Paid Legal

(PPD)

.

CommodityEquity blog

updates its chocolate portfolio

.

Capitalism sometimes gets too creative. I'm not so sure I agree that jail sentences should be lower

if prisoners donate their organs

.

Yaser Anwar offers his

always-concise analysis

of

Texas Instruments

(TXN) - Get Report

.

JoeCit considers

taking the plunge and shorting

InvesTools

(SWIM)

.

Don Dodge shows that venture capital investing

isn't all it's cracked up to be

.

Here are

Investor's Business Daily's

top-ranking medical stocks

.

Ticker Sense looks at what has happened every time the

S&P 500

went down two days in a row

during this bull market.

Very interesting: what are the countries that have

the most online security issues, viruses, online scams, etc.

?

Stock Market Beat believes that Kroger

(KR) - Get Report

brings home the bacon

.

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