Wednesday's Daily Blog Watch

Looking for short squeezes in tech, and Microsoft faces the Facebook facts.
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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

Nabors

(NBR) - Get Report

the

Dow

and more.

Stockpickr's System Trades of the Day called it during the recent meltdown

and has new trades today

.

One of the only short recommendations I ever wrote was on

WPT Enterprises

(WPTE)

. I turned out to be correct, but perhaps now

WPTE is approaching value territory

.

The

Top 10 Short Squeezes

in tech right now, including

IBM

(IBM) - Get Report

,

Rackable

(RACK)

and

Palm

(PALM)

.

What have historically been the

best Dow stocks of October

?

Blogging Stocks notes that

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

is

facing the facts on Facebook

.

Have you seen all those ads for Gorilla Trades? Well,

what's up with those

?

Keep track of the October conference calls,

Trading Nymph style

.

Price Al-Waleed

loves

Citigroup's

(C) - Get Report

Chuck Prince. You can also check out the prince's portfolio

here

.

Fund My Mutual Fund

is amazed

at

Baidu

(BIDU) - Get Report

.

Hilary Kramer, master of the unknown stock,

turns her focus to a little-known stock

called

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

.

Information Arbitrage's Roger Ehrenberg aims his analytical acumen

at what happened

with Microsoft and Vista.

Stocks and Blogs believes

Home Depot

(HD) - Get Report

might actually be a save haven

for value investors.

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.

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and the author of

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,

Trade Like Warren Buffett

and

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