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.
cover story highlights risky stocks with high debt that could produce big returns if the credit environment improves. Stocks mentioned include
( IAR). However,
doesn't like the chances for
column lists the companies that recently have made dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week, there's information on
: Each week,
publishes bullish and bearish stories on a variety of stocks. We present summaries of those stories in this portfolio. This week, there are bullish stories on
: Insider purchases are a lot more predictive than insider selling.
lists the companies where officers are buying, and we build a portfolio with their stocks. There has been interesting activity in
: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes
: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by
. This week, there are reports on
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