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Thursday's Daily Blog Watch

Cracking the book on Apollo, and a VC aptitude test.

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

After a nice up year, here are the top stocks

most likely to disappoint

in the coming months, based on inflated earnings expectations.

Big Ben gives the best vehicle if you want to bank on

China stocks


Main Street Stocks believes


(GM) - Get General Motors Company Report

might finally be a

value play


Stockopoly structured a fascinating portfolio which gets a

dividend every week

of the year.

TheStreet Recommends

Great profile of Second Life "millionaire"

Anshe Chung


Special Situations believes



might be a

turnaround play




(AMZN) - Get, Inc. Report

priced for perfection


VC superstar Guy Kawasaki offers up the

venture capital aptitude test


Wow, finally





(GOOG) - Get Alphabet Inc. Class C Report

at something.

The S&P compiled a list of the

top 10 blue chips

with the highest research and development budgets, the idea being that R&D leads to future earnings and growth.

Ticker Sense shows us the

most overbought and oversold

of the




(MRK) - Get Merck & Co., Inc. Report

gets its way to the highly coveted

most overvalued list

of 24/7 Wall St.

WatchMojo has the

top 10 tech stocks

of all time.

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.

James Altucher is a managing partner at Formula Capital, an alternative asset management firm that runs several quantitative-based hedge funds as well as a fund of hedge funds. He is also the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund


Trade Like Warren Buffett

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