Daily Blogwatch: How Did This Financial Crisis Happen? And, Do Stocks Really Beat Bonds?

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

It's amazing how quickly Twitter has grown (btw, you can follow me here at twitter).
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I've been taking a look at Corning (GLW) lately to see if there's any way to take advantage in the rise of notebooks (GLW makes many of the screens). But here's a negative research report out on the stock.
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Great, great report and must-read: How did this financial crisis really happen?
_____________Wow! The second trailer for Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.
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Super-entrepreneur Mark Cuban writes about how to get rich, part 1a.
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What company is 120 years old, in the natural gas space, and has a 4.8% dividend yield -- and, though not mentioned in the article, it is also one of the original members of the Dow.
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Do stocks really beat bonds?
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Nice profile of super-lucky Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman.
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Where are they now? The post-Olympic careers of 16 former gold medal winners.
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