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.
column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week, there's information on
: Insider purchases are a lot more predictive than insider selling.
lists the companies where managers and officers are buying their own stock, and we build a portfolio of those names. There's been interesting activity in stocks like
: Each week,
has bullish and bearish stories on a variety of stocks. We present summaries of those articles in this portfolio. This week¿s issue includes bullish stories on
: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by
. This week, there are reports on
: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week¿s list includes names like
Ikon Office Solutions
( IKN) and
At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no positions in stocks mentioned, although holdings may change at any time.
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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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