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Freakonomics speculates that Osama bin Laden is dead.


Is Vietnam the new emerging market?


24/7 Wall Street breaks down the nonstop battle between Microsoft ( MSFT - Get Report)and Apple ( AAPL - Get Report).


I was surprised by this list: the Web's top video sites.

First of all, I was surprised at Yahoo!'s ( YHOO) appearance since I've never even been to its site. Also, I was surprised how quickly traffic dropped off after the first three.


Resource Shelf pours through the latest domain names registered by Google ( GOOG - Get Report) and analyzes what it might be up to next.


Blogging Stocks wonders if Steve Jobs might be stepping down.


The Microcap Speculator takes another look at patent play Burst.com ( BRST).

Burst is currently going after Apple's iPod patents.


Modern Graham's company of the week: Stein Mart ( SMRT - Get Report).


Equity Investment Ideas looks at Eagle Bulk Shipping ( EGLE - Get Report) and develops a tanker trading strategy.


An interview conducted by Tech Crunch of VC Paul Graham is getting a lot of blogosphere buzz.


NoDooDahs looks at both sides of the age-old debate: fundamental analysis vs. technical analysis.


Post of the day: stockmasters asks if Ford ( F - Get Report) can survive.


South Park discusses the direction of the music industry.

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