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.
: Insider purchases are a lot more predictive than insider selling.
list the stocks where managers are buying, and we build a portfolio with them. This week there was interesting activity in stocks like
: This week,
published a list of the 100 most-respected companies, which is based on a survey of money managers. The No. 1 company was
: Which stocks have the most international exposure? These stocks can gain if the U.S. economy starts to falter. Some of the stocks mentioned are
: Veteran value pro Andrew Pilara runs the
Pilara RS Value Fund. Pilara offered up some interesting picks, including
: Each week,
has bullish and bearish stories on a variety of stocks. We present summaries of those stories in this portfolio. This week's issue includes bullish stories on
Research In Motion
, among others.
: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by
. This week they include reports on
: Which companies are the targets of big purchases by investors? This week,
has acquired shares of
: Which stocks are most likely to increase their dividends? Some of the stocks mentioned were
: Stocks that are heavily owned by hedge funds tend to gain the most in a rally. Some of the stocks mentioned are
At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no holdings in stocks mentioned, although positions 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 a fund of hedge funds. He is also a weekly columnist for
The Financial Times
and 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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