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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



(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



System Trades of the Day



(FNSR) - Get Report

and more as trades this morning at the open.

I'm very excited for


(VMW) - Get Report

first earnings report as a public company


What's the story with


(AMZN) - Get Report

earnings report


Tim Sykes picks

the most exciting small-cap stock around


Berkshire Ruminations does a


(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


(C) - Get Report

and others.

Hilary Kramer

takes a look at

Knight Capital



Modern Graham has

the full lowdown





Quant Investor

finds an interesting play


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.

James Altucher is president of Stockpickr LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of 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



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