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.
interviews David J. Williams, manager of the Excelsior Value & Restructuring Fund
, which ranks among the top 5% of large-cap value funds, according to Morningstar. Williams currently favors
column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week, there's information on names including
: 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
and a bearish piece on
: Insider purchases are a lot more predictive than insider selling.
lists the stocks where company managers are buying, and we build a portfolio of those stocks. There has been interesting activity in names like
: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes
: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by
. This week, featured companies include
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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