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.

Speaking of Dividends

: This


column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week's issue has information on

Dominion Resources

(D) - Get Report


Top Insider Purchases of the Week

: 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

MGIC Investment

(MTG) - Get Report





Ambac Financial

( ABK) and


(WB) - Get Report


Barron's Summaries

: 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


(GRMN) - Get Report

and a bearish take on

Delta Petroleum

( DPTR).

Research Reports

: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by


, including reports this week on


(C) - Get Report



( OMTR) and

Fortune Brands

( FO).

Latest Activist Hedge Fund Purchases

: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes names like




Janus Capital



Barron¿s Big Money Manager Stock Picks



had an interesting interview with numerous professional money managers and investment professionals on what stocks they currently favor. The pros liked


(GOOG) - Get Report



(AAPL) - Get Report

and felt


(BIDU) - Get Report

is overvalued.

Barron's Options Plays On Hunting Stocks

: 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

(DKS) - Get Report


B. Anthony Weber¿s Stock Picks



chats with B. Anthony Weber, who oversees $1.6 billion in funds for Aston Asset Management/Veredus. Weber likes

Research In Motion

( RIMM) and


(AKAM) - Get Report


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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The Financial Times

and the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund


Trade Like Warren Buffett



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