Wednesday's Daily Blog Watch

Previewing the holidays for retailers, and is Google buying Sprint?
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

Cramer discusses

Intuitive Surgical

(ISRG) - Get Report

,

EMC

(EMC)

and more.

Cramer believes these companies have

the secret to long-term success

.

10Q Detective sees

empty pockets for retailers this Christmas

.

The

business day in global warming

, including the latest on

First Solar

(FSLR) - Get Report

and others.

Should

Cisco

(CSCO) - Get Report

really be trading below $30

?

Which companies are

breaking out to 52-week highs

?

Citi

ups estimates

on

Intel

(INTC) - Get Report

.

Has

Baidu

(BIDU) - Get Report

sold off too much

?

Three potential small-cap companies

to short.

Mmmm,

these cupcakes look good

.

Here's a sneak preview of

the 2008 Dogs of the Dow

, with

Citigroup

(C) - Get Report

as the probably frontrunner with a 6% yield.

Sramana Mitra thinks

Apollo Group

(APOL)

needs to

come up with a succession plan

.

Rumor of the day

: is

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

buying

Sprint

(S) - Get Report

?

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