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 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 a tiny software company named
: 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
: The stocks profiled in individual stories in this week's
. This week, there are bullish stories on
Delta Air Lines
and others. There was bearish coverage of
: Each week,
picks out the most interesting situations where activist investors are clamoring for change. This week's companies include body armor maker
Lone Star Technologies
: Which stock is boosting its payout for the 35th year in a row? Another stock, the largest mortgage player, is back to boosting its dividend.
: The cover story is on the future potential for companies engaged in stem cell research. Two of the names mentioned were
: An interview with the manager of the very successful
Royce Opportunity Fund yields some picks in the old-media world, including
: One of the most successful mutual funds ever. An interview with
Fairholmemanager Bruce Berkowitz, along with some of his top stock picks.
At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no positions in stocks mentioned, although holdings may change at any time.
James Altucher is president of Stockpickr LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TheStreet.com and part of its network of Web properties, and a managing partner at Formula Capital, an alternative asset management firm that runs several quantitative-based hedge funds as well as a fund of hedge funds. He is also the author of
Trade Like a Hedge Fund
Trade Like Warren Buffett
. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. Altucher appreciates your feedback;
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