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


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


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


(SBUX) - Get Report


Bear Stearns

( BSC) and


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J.P. Morgan Investment Management Real Estate Stock Picks



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


JPMorgan International Realty Fund and the

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JPMorgan Realty Income Fund. Blasdell's picks include

Simon Property Group

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Boston Properties

(BXP) - Get Report


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



"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





( OPTV) and


( 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


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Research Reports

: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by


, including reports this week on


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YRC Worldwide



Time Warner



Top Insider Purchases of the Week

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


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

Lion's Gate Entertainment



Darden Restaurants

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Hercules Offshore



Jabil Circuit

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Barron's Summaries

: Each week,


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


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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



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