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Homebuilders' implosion, Friday's biggest losers, questioning <I>Barron's</I> sanity and more.
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The homebuilders and lenders just keep imploding.

The top 10 stocks with insider buying this past week

. I'm a big believer that insider buys are strong "tells."

How have the Dow Jones components, including

Microsoft

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,

GE

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and

Intel

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done since October 19, 1987

?

The Microcap Speculator gives his

insider buying report

.

Jeff Matthews points out

that Barron's is insane

when it comes to

Google

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.

The top 10 stocks increasing their dividends

.

Market volatility + stock volatility = snapback play.

Here are the biggest losers Friday

, with analysis as to why.

The Stockmasters notes that the

Barnes & Noble

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CEO

is going on a spending spree for his own stock

.

Stocks and Blogs thinks

we shouldn't give up

on

Bank of America

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.

One of the best micro-cap hedge fund managers I know set up

this portfolio and analysis of his fave picks

on Stockpickr.

I regularly give my cars

this kind of car wash

.

This easily could have been me

.

Sramana Mitra

dives down

on Indian outsourcer

Satyam

(SAY)

.

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