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Wednesday's Daily Blog Watch

First Solar shines bright, and is Microsoft in trouble?

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

Ticker Sense provides the 20 stocks that have historically been

most volatile on earnings day


Dr. Brett shares his

three steps you can take if you're a losing trader



System Trades of the Day

include trades on




CBRL Group

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TheStreet Recommends

It's about time took a look at

my favorite tech value play


Applied Materials

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Information Arbitrage crunches through all the data and concludes:


(MSFT) - Get Microsoft Corporation Report

is in trouble


Seeking Alpha believes


(GOOG) - Get Alphabet Inc. Class C Report

P/E ratio and future earnings potential

make it a buy


Here are some stocks that

rose yesterday on unusual volume

, including

First Solar

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The big issue with a contest like "Beat the Street" is not just finding a good stock, but finding the stocks that will go up 50%

next week


Post on our forum

the one stock you think has the best chance of doing that and why.

Big Ben thinks now's the time to

strengthen with the steel stocks

and lists the most solid steel companies.

Wow, I didn't know this. The


has had its

best quarter for IPOs since 2000


Crossing Wall Street has a

sneak preview

into today's earnings announcement of

Bed Bath & Beyond

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Freakonomics asks the important question:

What are the worst jobs for a doctor


Yaser Anwar

lists his catalysts

that make


(AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. Report

a buy.

Traders Insights is not afraid to take a contrarian stand and state that homebuilder


(HOV) - Get Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. Class A Report

might be a buy here


We check out this week's list of

the top 10 dividend payers

, as ranked by

Investor's Business Daily

. lists the

top 10 domain name sales of March

. I cannot believe that went for $520,000.

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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