Daily Blogwatch: Why Google Is Bad for Newspapers, a Soccer Hedge Fund, and the Benefits of Failure

Below are some of the best reads for investors from around the Web:

Old School Value finds a deep value stock trading below its net asset value.
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Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling talks about a topic dear to my heart -- the fringe benefits of failure.
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Interesting analysis by Crossing Wall Street about the best seven days of the month to hold stocks.
_______________Former market maker Chris Farrell discusses the trading strategies that made him a success.
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One of Morningstar's "best fund managers of the decade," David Herro discusses why he thinks stocks are still cheap.
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A panel made up of the best hedge fund managers makes the global case for equities and has some interesting picks.
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Mark Cuban doesn't hold back: Why is Google (GOOG) bad for the newspaper business?
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I'm not sure I want to put my money here: a new hedge fund that only invests in soccer teams.
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The winners and the losers in President Obama's new tax plan.
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I don't even like beer so this is ridiculous to me: A $70,000 beer mug.



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