Weekend Blog Watch

Cramer Q&A, Starbucks and McDonald's, Wal-Mart and Time Warner and the truth about U.S. savings.
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Jim Cramer is nonstop on Stockpickr Answers. I'm feeling competitive but he's hard to keep up with.

What should

Starbucks

(SBUX) - Get Report

learn from

McDonald's

(MCD) - Get Report

?

OK, the great depression of 2008 may or may not be imminent. But here are the

highest yielding gold stocks

anyway, just in case.

Can

Genentech

(DNA)

catch a break

?

Stockpickr's latest list of

profitable NYSE stocks that trade for less than $5

. These stocks have a tendency to pop huge.

A Dash of Insight sets the record straight:

the truth about U.S. savings

.

Seeking Alpha gives the ultimate guide to

the online job market

and

Monster Worldwide

(MNST) - Get Report

.

I've spent some time getting to know activist hedge fund manager Bob Chapman, and I have to say, he is

brutal

. I would not want to be a CEO on the opposite side of one of his attacks.

Well, I guess

Wal-Mart

(WMT) - Get Report

won't be buying

Time Warner

(TWX)

anytime soon.

This is no joke: Prisons are so crowded, they can't even keep Paris Hilton behind bars for more than five days before they have to release her. The entire system is going to get privatized. Here are

the prison stocks I think are buys right now

.

Could Shutterfly be

the ultimate acquisition candidate

? All of this is to say, ignore market volatility -- focus on the cheap stocks that are still getting acquired by a world awash in liquidity.

Dividend Money should write the book

Trade like Canada

.

Information Arbitrage thinks that

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

has got its game hat on again

.

Nobody knows security software like Israel. Israel Newsletter recounts the

top three Israeli security plays

.

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At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no positions in 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 several quantitative-based hedge funds as well as a fund of hedge funds. He is also the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund

and

Trade Like Warren Buffett

. 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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