Editor's note: Every morning, James Altucher presents the most timely, topical posts from the Web's best business blogs. As always, let us know what you think.

It was 95 degrees this weekend. Investor Geeks looks at an interesting stock play that takes advantage of the heat wave.


Rising Dividend Investing, with the chart of the Dow Jones Dividend Index, reinforces the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words.


Mark Cuban with the results from last week's movie business challenge.


10Q Detective breaks down the latest in pump-and-dump schemes.


Commodity Trader drinks the coffee.


A VC takes a step back and reviews the scars from the last bubble.


Content Sutra asks if Rediff.com's ( REDF) valuation is justified.


Monty's bluff wants to know if airlines have finally turned profitable.


An interview with the greatest programmers ever. Great read.


On Startups comes up with 17 Pithy Insights for Start-Up Founders. I thought every one of these was dead on.


Unusual Business Ideas Blog brings us the trashbag millionaire.


Tech Crunch asks if TV paper guides are dead and Mark Cuban responds.


I've mentioned before I've been doing more speaking engagements lately, so it's always worthwhile reading Guy Kawasaki's blog, who often does a study on great speakers. This week's post is on a speaker he considers as good as Steve Jobs.


The Phoenix Principle looks at Honda's ( HMC) secret for success and notes that it is often not even trying to be No. 1 or No. 2 in its industries -- it's OK to be "me too."


Taylor Tree follows a thread on turtle trader (trend-follower) Curtis Faith.


I always knew that I would've really made something of myself if only I had started off younger.

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