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This Week's Barron's Roundup

The tech stocks to own this summer, a top hedge fund manager's picks and more.

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.

Cheap Tech for the Summer



homes in on the tech stocks with heavy cash flows that might foil any summer doldrums. They include


(INTC) - Get Intel Corporation (INTC) Report



(EBAY) - Get eBay Inc. Report


Bridgewater Capital



interviews Ray Dalio, manager of one of the most successful hedge funds ever, on his outlook for the markets.

Best Ideas from the Best Hedge Funds

: The top hedge fund managers gathered at the Ira Sohn conference and gave their wackiest ideas, including

Johnson & Johnson

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Tech Oil

: Whoever has the best technology for finding oil is going to win the next 50 years of the oil race. The story mentions


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, as well as several other innovative oil companies.

Barron's Insider Purchases

: Each week,


provides a rundown of the stocks that company insiders have been purchasing. We tell you which other Stockpickr portfolios include these stocks. The latest list includes

Johnson Controls

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Research Reports

: In every issue,


publishes research reports on various companies. We provide a portfolio of those stocks with synopses of the reports. This week's list includes buys on


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TheStreet Recommends


Buffalo Wild Wings



Bullish and Bearish

: The stocks profiled in individual stories in this week's







(IBM) - Get International Business Machines (IBM) Report

were among the companise that received bullish coverage.


was bearish on



and others.

Barron's Activist Situations

: Each week,


picks out the most interesting situations where activist investors are clamoring for change. This week's list includes




Steakhouses might not taste so good

: With steak prices soaring, these publicly traded steakhouses might suffer. Scroll to the right to see the "Hate List" on this portfolio.

Options Corner: Stocks to Collar

: By selling calls and buying puts you can collar stocks to limit downside.


identifies the stocks with the highest degree of upside and the smallest downside in a potential collar.

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 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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