Monday's Daily Blogwatch

Checking Dell holdings, and a cheap pineapple play.
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I once ran into someone from MSD Capital (Michael Dell's holding company) who told me whenever Dell sells stock in Dell (DELL) - Get Report, they get another $300 million to invest. Here is MSD Capital's holdings. The guy loves his pancakes.

Equity Investment Ideas gives a

five-minute tutorial on how to value a company.

Cheap Stocks thinks

pineapples alone value

Maui Land and Pineapple

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at higher than its current stock price.

My favorite

value-oriented mutual funds.

The current top 12

merger arbitrage situations


Great post: Stockberlog models


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stock price historically

whenever there's been a Macworld Expo


Jealous post of the day:

Why didn't I buy

Compete looks at the search logs to compare



Forget the iPhone:

check out Google Phone


Guzzo the Contrarian finds a

merger arb play


South Street Financial



Rough Type notices that for $10

you can have your own IT department


In the category of Secret Origins: how mild-mannered Om Malike became

mega-blog company GigaOm

. And how Rafat Ali became

Paid Content

. This is like an episode of "Heroes," my current favorite TV show.

Would you pay more than $2 million for

this thousand dollar bill?

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