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

Great post by Mark Cuban on

connecting with your customers


China has been on fire this year, with no end in sight. According to Lipper, Chinese funds rose 33.7% on average through Nov. 1. Here are the top performing

China-focused mutual funds


Brett Steenbarger thinks maybe we're all

a bit too optimistic

. Secretly, I wish Steenbarger could be my therapist.

If you're worried about the bear, here's the complete list of

hedge-fundlike mutual funds

-- funds that go both long and short.

Ticker Sense has an interesting look at what

debt as a percentage of GDP

means for the stock market. I was surprised how little the U.S. percentage was compared with other world markets.

TheStreet Recommends

Stockmasters makes

some predictions



(DELL) - Get Dell Technologies Inc Class C Report


Equity Investment Ideas

breaks down


(CAT) - Get Caterpillar Inc. Report


What is up with the spike in Web searches for

Ugg boots


Investor Geeks has a



The Little Book of Value Investing

, written by super investor Chris Browne and all-around good guy Tim Melvin.

Super activist fund Steel Partners

raises its stake



(BCO) - Get Brink's Company Report



Street Insight

contributor Grange Johnson

gets active


1-800 Contacts

(CTAC) - Get ChaSerg Technology Acquisition Corp Class A Report

. According to public filings, here are Johnson's

top holdings


Bloggingstocks believes

MySpace is so over


Ticker Sense shows us all of the Russell 3000 stocks with 4% dividends

about to go ex-div


Interesting post at about

what stocks Republicans buy

(as revealed by public records of government officials) vs. what stocks Democrats buy.

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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