Editor's note: Welcome to Stockpickr's "Barron's Roundup." Each weekend, James Altucher presents Stockpickr portfolios related to articles in the latest issue of Barron's.
: This is a portfolio of all the individual stocks that were the subjects of bullish or bearish stories in the latest issue of
. This week, they included
wrote that the two online brokers would make good merger partners.
: This week's insider purchases. We provide a little more color by detailing who it is that¿s doing the buying. This week's list includes insider buying on
(a 20,000-share purchase by Jeffrey Immelt!),
: Each week,
publishes a column listing recent 13D filings, which investors are required to make when they accumulate more than 5% of a company's stock. Often, these investors are activists clamoring for change, and we provide details on these situations.
: Every week,
publishes research reports on various companies. We provide a portfolio of those stocks with synopses of the reports. This week's list includes
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers
summarizes the winners in this category, including T. Boone Pickens' holding,
. Cramer's been bullish on the offshore drillers.
: What the winner's portfolio looks like.
challenges the Cult of Buffett. This link goes to the Oracle of Omaha's portfolio. Scroll to the bottom of the portfolio description to see what
had to say.
: Which stocks benefit the most from a weak dollar.
: The dividend-paying stocks that are highlighted this week.
: This summer might be harsh for large-cap tech, including
At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no holdings in stocks mentioned, although positions may change at any time.
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Trade Like Warren Buffett
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