Wednesday's Daily Blog Watch

Taking your house public, and looking at the color on VMware.
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Wednesday's Daily Blog WatchEditor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

Jim Cramer

answers questions

about

Hewlett-Packard

(HPQ) - Get Report

,

Dell

(DELL) - Get Report

and others.

24/7 Wall St. wonders whether the

Tribune

(TRB)

deal

is now off the table

.

The market downturn is

nonstop fuel for the Stockpickr System Trades of the Day

, which include

Applied Materials

(AMAT) - Get Report

,

Rent-A-Center

(RCII) - Get Report

,

Oracle

(ORCL) - Get Report

and others today.

Kevin Kelly of BloggingStocks believes it's

the right time to pick up shares

of the Chinese

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

:

Baidu

(BIDU) - Get Report

.

I give my own

two cents on the housing market

and how to take advantage of the current situation.

Not many people in this world are "free" -- free from money and health concerns, and young enough to enjoy it. Mark Cuban

gives his creative solution to the real estate market

: take your house public.

What the heck?

How does Hilary Kramer find these stocks

?

VMware

(VMW) - Get Report

opens up 76%.

Paul Kedrosky gives us the color

.

Sramana Mitra believes

Trimble

(TRMB) - Get Report

is a

compelling stock to look at right now

.

Value Investing World reminds us of

these 1966 thoughts from Warren Buffett

on diversification.

Gap

(GPS) - Get Report

has improved lately, and

InvestorTrip believes it is a prime value stock

.

Notable Calls

has some analysis

of

Avon Products

(AVP) - Get Report

.

Unusual stocks of the day:

stocks that rose on unusual volume yesterday

, and stocks with

unusual option activity

. These are all potential breakout plays.

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 president of Stockpickr LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TheStreet.com and part of its network of Web properties, and a managing partner at Formula Capital, an alternative asset management firm that runs a fund of hedge funds. He is also a weekly columnist for

The Financial Times

and the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund

,

Trade Like Warren Buffett

and

SuperCa$h

. 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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