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The Fed's Shell Game: Blog Watch

The Fed's "shell game", what may be iTunes 9 screen shots and a media feud gone wild.

NEW YORK (TheStreet.com) -

Need a

Cash for Clunkers stock play not named

Ford

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? Look at this idea from The Disciplined Investor.

Todd Sullivan has been following this

holding company with Chinese exposure.

Oil ETF's do not track the future price of the commodity as our Don Dion quickly explains, the Downtowntrader says the

OIH chart

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is telling an interesting story.

The tug of war between

lending, inflation and reality; broken down over at SeekingAlpha.

The

Fed

loves to issue debt and then happily crows that there are lots of buyers lined up to keep buying the bonds, but the real buyers turn out to be primary dealers that in turn get bought out by the government 15 basis points higher. Chris Martenson calls it a shell game.

Here comes

Apple

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iTunes 9 BoyGeniusReport has the purported screen shots.

Not sure how you trade the

GE

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-MSNBC-FOX-

NewsCorp

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pretend truce, but it is a classic case of

media navel-gazing with a healthy dose of mega-ego's thrown in.

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Bill McCandless is the executive editor for multimedia at TheStreet.