The Motley Fool's CAPS investing service is great way for investors to work together to beat the market -- and maybe get famous while they're at it. Among its features, CAPS lets users blog about their picks, investing strategy, market view, yesterday's lunch, or whatever floats their boat.

As the CAPS blogosphere continues to grow, players are adding more great content every day. To make it easier to find some of the gems out there, I've dug through the past week's posts to find some of CAPS' best insights. Of course, with room for only seven posts here, I can't possibly cover all of the great stuff in the CAPS blogosphere. So when you're done here, I highly recommend heading over to CAPS and checking out what some of the other investors have to say.

Microsoft: Back with a vengeance
Well, that sure is a bold statement, particularly when bashing Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) seems to be such a popular sport. Of course, with Vista out there, should we really be surprised? So when CAPS member dew250 says that Mr. Softy is back with a vengeance, what exactly is he talking about? The short answer is a new project coming out of Redmond called Photosynth. For the longer answer, check out dew250's blog, and be sure to watch the linked video -- it's very cool.

July 2008 pick: Bolt Technologies
The free CAPS "newsletter" set up under the name EldrehadsPicks by CAPS standout TMFEldrehad continues to forge ahead. So far, 60% of the monthly picks are beating the market, by a total of 135 points. Though picks like NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) and Red Robin have been rocky since they got the nod, big wins from Lufkin Industries and Flowers Foods have more than picked up the slack. This month, Eldrehad is introducing readers to Bolt Technologies (NASDAQ:BOLT), a maker of geophysical equipment. Click here to read the full write-up.

Two industries in the land of make-believe
TMFDeej deftly parlays his trip to an amusement park with the family to a commentary on the two industries that he thinks are living in "The Land of Make Believe." Separately, he takes a quick peek at the recent results Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) and concludes that it was quite a quarter for the wing-slinger. Head over to TMFDeej's blog for the scoop.

Mortgage-servicing crisis coming...
Now that IndyMac went IndySplat, the FDIC is charged with finding a home for its $200 billion (yes that's a "b") mortgage-servicing portfolio. As iamamartin points out, some of the banks that would be the usual suspects in such an auction -- Washington Mutual (NYSE:WM), Citigroup, and Wachovia -- may have too many bodies in their own back yards to potentially take on IndyMac's former problems. So where does this leave the FDIC and its auction? Check out iamamartin's blog for his thoughts.

The hippies won!
TMFBigVice is all about the vice stocks. That means that the idea of a ban on cigarette sales in San Francisco in pharmacies like CVS and Walgreens would not be well received. Check out TMFBigVice's blog for a reaction to the hippies in the Bay Area.

Merrill's fuzzy math
They've gotten plenty of coverage, but CAPS blogger hptrades1 isn't so sure that recent moves by broker Merrill Lynch (NYSE:MER) are all that. Check out his blog to see why.

Ags -- topping or pausing?
CAPS All-Star TMFSarahGen has been watching agriculture stocks like Potash Corp (NYSE:POT) and Mosaic and can't help but wonder whether the recent stalling is a sign that the whole sector is about to drop off. Check out her blog to see her thoughts and chime in with some of your own.

And that's our roundup for this week. Be sure to check back next week for more great blogging action. In the meantime, why not head over to CAPS and add your two cents to the community pool?

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