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Very nice analysis

by Tim Boyd at Seeking Alpha on why

Google

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is still his No. 1 Internet stock.

Brett Steenbarger over at TraderFeed discusses

what historically happens

when the

S&P 500

is up on a five-day basis but most of the volume has been in stocks that went down, as has occurred from Tuesday to Tuesday of this week.

So what is all this backdating options stuff all about, anyway? Financial Rounds gives us a

primer

.

You have a Web site or a blog that's generating traffic. The AdSense blog does a

Q&A

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on how to put Google ads on the site to make some money. But then again, Art of Money

calls this

the equivalent of swallowing the blue pill in

The Matrix

; i.e., your business is not real.

Trekkies, covet:

Can I have one?

Mining? Mongolia? Stock promotion? UBS saying a speculative buy?

Bill Cara takes a peek

at

Ivanhoe Mining

(IVN)

.

Dealbreaker discusses

Superman's true earnings potential

if he were more of a capitalist.

Crossing Wall Street notes that

the Vatican

made a $12.4 million profit in 2005, despite the $9 million funeral for Pope John Paul II.

A few weeks ago I

wrote about how the media was mostly misinterpreting the so-called negative personal savings rate. John Rutledge is

my white knight.

.

In Thursday's

Daily Blog Watch, I wrote about

News Corp.'s

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MySpace being the #1 trafficked site on the Internet.

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

disputes the numbers

, and Jeremy Zawodny takes a look at

this debate

.

Malcolm Gladwell makes an

interesting point

about CEO compensation when he discusses what Charlie Wilson of

General Motors

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made in 1949.

O'Reilly Radar

reviews

Web-based instant-messaging company Meebo. I'm sort of jealous of the Meebo guys. I'm a big user now of Meebo.com (in place of

Time Warner's

(TWX)

AOL IM software, which seems buggy to me) for my messaging, and it's actually a fairly simple piece of programming. But, hey, they did it, not me.

Check out

The Uranium Index

by Stokblogs. I covered Pink Sheets'

uranium post

in a Blog Watch

last month.

Defender

was my game, so I'm not ashamed to admit that

this chimp

would give me a run for my money.

Hey, if you have feedback on my angle with this Blog Watch or have a resource you think I'd like, please

email me

.

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