Daily Blog Watch

Trouble for Baidu, and a look at HotorNot.com.
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

TheValueBlogs.com puts up the weekly

best stock picks

from the value blogosphere.

Information Arbitrage

disagrees

with the

NYT

in its article that share buybacks are bad.

IBD put out its list of top-rated stocks using the IBD/Canslim methodology that are currently

rising on high volume

.

Main Street Stocks believes

MGM Mirage

(MGM) - Get Report

is

ready to fly

.

Post of the day: case study on

HotorNot.com

. This is one of the most successful online businesses, and it's interesting to take a closer look.

Fat Pitch Financials does a

moat check

on

Coldwater Creek

(CWTR)

.

Paul Kedrosky looks at a fascinating, if tongue in cheek,

stock market indicator

using

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

Trends.

Powershares has recognized the global shortage in water.

Here's

its

PowerShares Water Resources ETF

(PHO) - Get Report

.

Banker Notes wonders if

Legg Mason

(LM) - Get Report

is perhaps

too unloved

right now.

Seeking Alpha believes

Baidu

(BIDU) - Get Report

might be

in trouble

now.

Alternative Energy Stocks wants to know if

ethanol stocks are too risky

.

24/7 continues its great analysis of the

top financial websites

.

This just don't make cartoons

like this

anymore.

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