Thursday's Daily Blog Watch

Somebody doesn't like Sara Lee, the next Jobs, and what Estee Lauder can't cover up.
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Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

It's that time of the month again. August traffic data is starting to come out, and it looks like

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

took some market share

from

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

.

Cramer's four for four:

four stocks paying 4% dividends

.

24/7 Wall St. thinks that although

Sara Lee

(SLE)

might be acquired

, it's also expensive.

Symantec

(SYMC) - Get Report

vs.

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

-- is it all

just whining

?

Post of the day: Crossing Wall Street looks at how

value stocks

have been doing vs. growth stocks.

Ticker Sense has a fascinating graphical view of what has led the

Dow

to new highs

in the recent spike. Surprise of the day is that

Verizon

(VZ) - Get Report

was No. 1.

If the

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

backdating scandal gets too big, then

who will replace Steve Jobs

? Here are some candidates.

What does Yahoo!'s warning

really mean

? Is it Yahoo!'s fault, or a warning sign for the rest of the industry?

Pink Sheets believes things are

moving up

at

CPI Aerostructures

(CVU) - Get Report

.

10Q Detective

spies on

Estee Lauder

(EL) - Get Report

.

Icahn vs.

ImClone

(IMCL)

: If

management were more competent

, the company would be worth a lot more than $36. You go, Carl!

Equity Investment Ideas looks at the

insider buying

at

Xanser

(XNR)

and insider selling at

HouseValues

(SOLD)

.

What happens when you mix

World of Warcraft with South Park

?

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