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.

Barron's 12 Stocks That Could Bounce In 2008

: This

Barron's

column highlights 12 stocks that performed poorly in 2007 but that might do well in 2008.

Barron's

selected names that have depressed valuations and are trading at or near book value. Among them are

Starbucks

(SBUX) - Get Report

,

Bear Stearns

( BSC) and

Kohl's

(KSS) - Get Report

.

J.P. Morgan Investment Management Real Estate Stock Picks

:

Barron's

interviews Scott W. Blasdell, senior portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Investment Management. Blasdell oversees the

(JIRSX)

JPMorgan International Realty Fund and the

(URTLX) - Get Report

JPMorgan Realty Income Fund. Blasdell's picks include

Simon Property Group

(SPG) - Get Report

and

Boston Properties

(BXP) - Get Report

.

Barron's 29 Small-Cap Tech Stocks At Bargain Prices

:

Barron's

"Technology Trader" column discusses Los Angeles-based investment boutique B. Riley, which created the Cash-Rich Technology Stock Index. The index looks for cash-rich small- and mid-cap stocks in the technology sector. Some of the stocks that made the index this year were

LookSmart

(LOOK)

,

OpenTV

( OPTV) and

Endwave

( ENWV).

Latest Activist Hedge Fund Purchases

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

MGM Mirage

(MGM) - Get Report

,

California Pizza Kitchen

( CPKI) and

Conseco

(CNO) - Get Report

.

Research Reports

: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by

Barron's

, including reports this week on

SunPower

(SPWR) - Get Report

,

Target

(TGT) - Get Report

,

YRC Worldwide

(YRDW)

and

Time Warner

(TWX)

.

Top Insider Purchases of the Week

: Insider purchases are a lot more predictive than insider selling.

Barron's

lists stocks where insiders are buying, and we build a portfolio with those stocks. There has been interesting activity in

Lion's Gate Entertainment

(LGF)

,

Darden Restaurants

(DRI) - Get Report

,

Hercules Offshore

(HERO)

and

Jabil Circuit

(JBL) - Get Report

.

Barron's Summaries

: Each week,

Barron's

publishes 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

Prologis

(PLD) - Get Report

and

MRV Communications

(MRVC)

.

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

and

SuperCa$h

. 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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