Daily Blogwatch: Will There Be a Tax-Cut Extension?

Some of the best stories for investors from around the Web:

Odds brightening for a tax-cut extension. Please, God, make it happen.
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Great discussion between uber-blogger Paul Kedrosky and Being Wrong author Kathryn Schulz about why investors are as bearish as they are right now.
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Is Cisco (CSCO) going to buy Skype before they IPO?
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Top five Android apps of all time.
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Bespoke determines how the market historically performs (SPY) during Labor Day week.
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Four stocks (CTRP, LONG, FSIN, KNDI) that should go up because of the recent 60-mile traffic jam in China.
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During the recession, birthrates and marriage rates have gone down. Stockerblog finds some birth control stocks (TEVA, PFE, CHD) that could benefit.
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Great analysis of specialty retailer Chicos (CHS).
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