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's issue has information on
: Insider purchases are a lot more predictive than insider selling.
lists the stocks where managers or officers are buying, and we build a portfolio of those stocks. This week there's news about
( ABK) and
: 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 a bullish story on
and a bearish take on
: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by
, including reports this week on
( OMTR) and
: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes names like
had an interesting interview with numerous professional money managers and investment professionals on what stocks they currently favor. The pros liked
: The "Striking Price" column identifies some options strategies for gun and hunting stocks. Some of the names mentioned are
Smith & Wesson
Dick's Sporting Goods
chats with B. Anthony Weber, who oversees $1.6 billion in funds for Aston Asset Management/Veredus. Weber likes
Research In Motion
( RIMM) and
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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