Weekend Blog Watch

This week, snapback plays, Wal-Mart sales, and Google and Apple phones.
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Cramer answers questions on Yamana Gold (AUY) - Get Report, Sears Holdings (SHLD) and more.

Will

Microsoft

be able to catch up

to

VMWare

(VMW) - Get Report

?

Time to check out the snapback plays. Here are the stocks on the

52-week-low list

and why.

And here are

the biggest percentage losers

. Some of these stocks are going to be homeruns.

Wait, didn't investors want a weak employment number? Bespoke asks, "

What's going on

?"

The Top 10 Yielding S&P 1500 Stocks

.

BloggingStocks wonders if

Wal-Mart's

(WMT) - Get Report

August sales

were a fluke

.

It's so weird, but are

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

and

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

going to be

the ultimate winners in the cell-phone game

?

Crossing Wall Street asks, "

Does this look like a bubble

?" You tell 'em, Eddy!

Whatever happened

to Microsoft competitor

Novell

(NOVL)

?

Sramana Mitra takes her usual insightful analysis and

applies it to

Business Objects

(BOBJ)

.

Howard Lindzon, who, in some circles, claims he's my older brother,

might be turning the corner

on

Blackstone

(BX) - Get Report

, which Dealbreaker notes

has not done well lately

.

The Talented Blonde and Playboy's Playmate of the Year

talk stocks and Jim Cramer

.

Stockerblog takes a look at an intriguing new metric:

revenues per employee

, and examines

Exxon Mobile

(XOM) - Get Report

,

ConocoPhilips

(COP) - Get Report

and others under this new light.

And just in case you missed it,

this week's top insider buys and buybacks

.

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 a fund of hedge funds. He is also a weekly columnist for

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and the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund

,

Trade Like Warren Buffett

and

SuperCa$h

. 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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