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Wednesday's Daily Blog Watch

A reality check on Google, and looking ahead to VMware's earnings.

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

Jim Cramer

answers questions about everything

on Stockpickr Answers, from

Yamana Gold

(AUY) - Get Report

,

Nokia

(NOK) - Get Report

and more.

Soon, humans will not answer phones and it will be all speech recognition. Here's

Stockerblog's top speech-recognition stocks

.

Stockpickr's

System Trades of the Day

includes

Finisar

(FNSR) - Get Report

and more as trades this morning at the open.

I'm very excited for

VMware's

(VMW) - Get Report

first earnings report as a public company

.

What's the story with

Amazon's

(AMZN) - Get Report

earnings report

?

Tim Sykes picks

the most exciting small-cap stock around

.

Berkshire Ruminations does a

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

reality check

.

How come I can't

pull a million-dollar painting out of the trash

?

Great stat from Crossing Wall Street about

what happens on the first day of the month

TST Recommends

.

Dividend Money puts together its

favorite stocks on the 52-week low list

. The list includes

Citigroup

(C) - Get Report

and others.

Hilary Kramer

takes a look at

Knight Capital

(NITE)

.

Modern Graham has

the full lowdown

on

Coach

(COH)

.

Quant Investor

finds an interesting play

with

FreightCar America

(RAIL) - 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.

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and the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund

,

Trade Like Warren Buffett

and

SuperCa$h

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