Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs.
at Stockpickr details some successful trading patterns for, of course, the first day of the month.
If you ever want to pitch your idea for a new company to investors, to customers, to family members (to justify the time you're going to be away from them), read this blog post first by Guy Kawasaki on
how to improve your pitch
The ultimate dividend list: the
that all pay their dividends monthly.
Very interesting analysis by Ticker Sense on the percentages each year, including 2006, of
as opposed to down.
10Q Detective spies on IPO highflyer and
24/7 Wall St. has an excellent post on stocks that could go higher
if the CEOs leave
Think Intrinsic is
Peace Arch Entertainment
, a company I've never heard of before.
had an interesting article on how corporate charitable contributions are positively correlated with future improved sales performance. With that said, here are the top companies ranked by
Footnoted.org, on the warpath against egregious compensation, finds the
in its review of the latest
24/7 Wall St. wonders
and several others made the Forbes 400 list of best companies.
Freakonomics drills down on the economics of
Furthermore, Footnoted finds a rather odd footnote to
I reluctantly have to agree with Quant Investor: hedge funds, for the most part,
are a ripoff
A friend of mine wants to start a hedge fund that invests in art. I believe this is a horrible idea, but Paul Kedrosky has some interesting stats on the
recent returns in the art market
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