Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.

10Q Detective is not sure why bankrupt company

Delphi

( DPHIQ) is

trading at any price

higher than zero. Nice analysis.

Barton Biggs is predicting a bubble in private equity. Naked Shorts calls into question

Biggs' record of predicting bubbles

.

Biggs was formerly chief strategist at

Morgan Stanley

(MS) - Get Report

for many years, now runs hedge fund Traxis Partners and wrote the excellent book

Hedgehogging

. Here are his

top stock holdings

. (And, in the interest of full disclosure, 19 years ago I had a major unrequited crush on his daughter).

24/7 notes that

Cisco

(CSCO) - Get Report

went

above and beyond

the call of duty in this earnings report.

Is there

trouble ahead

for

Verizon

(VZ) - Get Report

?

Extreme activist Bob Chapman had his way with

Glenayre Technologies

(GEMS)

, getting the CEO fired. Chapman once told me before he files a 13D, he calls the CEO and tells him, "Your life is about to change."

Here are all of his other

top holdings

, some active, others "preactive."

Great find from Crossing Wall Street:

Nancy Pelosi's portfolio

. Pelosi is the first woman to be No. 3 in line for the White House, should something happen to Bush and Cheney.

AOL blogger and analyst Hilary Kramer

likes her steak

at

Ruth's Chris

(RUTH) - Get Report

.

Compete comes out with the latest

search-engine stats

:

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

and

IAC/Interactive

(IACI)

do well,

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

not as well.

TechCrunch makes the great point that quietly,

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

has been dominating the

entertainment industry

.

Gannon on Investing weighs in on

Overstock's

(OSTK) - Get Report

nightmare quarter

.

Paid Content shares Mary Meeker's

state of the Internet

presentation.

Democrat stocks roundup: The reality is that several categories of stocks will be positively affected by the elections. Here are the categories and stocks I believe will feel it the most.

Ten profitable

alternative energy stocks

.

The complete list of stocks related to

stem-cell research

that should benefit from the Democrats back in the House.

And if you missed it the other day, here are the top holdings of the

Blue SmallCap fund

, which ostensibly claims to focus on stocks that Democrats would like.

At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no positions in any of the stocks mentioned, although positions may change at any time.

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Trade Like a Hedge Fund

and

Trade Like Warren Buffett

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