This Week's Barron's Roundup

'Roundtable' stock picks from Fred Hickey and Mario Gabelli; the 'Lucky 13' portfolio; and more.
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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.

Investment Quality Trends' 'Lucky 13'

: This week's "Speaking Of Dividends" column features an interview with Kelley Wright, managing editor of Investment Quality Trends newsletter. Every year, IQT comes up with its Lucky 13 portfolio, which is made up of deep-value stocks with higher-than-average dividend yields. The 2008 Lucky 13 includes

Automatic Data Processing

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General Electric

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Barron's Roundtable Stock Picks For 2008



recently interviewed a variety of professional money managers for its annual "Barron's Roundtable" feature. This week, it published forecasts from Art Samberg, Meryl Witmer, Fred Hickey and Mario Gabelli. Their picks include

Focus Media Holdings



American Eagle Outfitters

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Barron's Stocks That Represent A Huge Buying Opportunity



published an interesting cover story that argues it may soon be time to buy lots of stocks -- barring a deep recession, of course. Names highlighted in the article included

Sears Holdings






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 featured a bullish story on


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and a bearish piece on


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Latest Activist Hedge Fund Purchases

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


(TIF) - Get Report



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Research Reports

: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by


, including reports this week on


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JPMorgan Chase

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Hansen Medical



Top Insider Purchases of the Week

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


lists stocks where managers are buying, and we build a portfolio with those stocks. There's been interesting activity in


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Lions Gate Entertainment



American Capital Strategies



Ruby Tuesday



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


LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of 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



. 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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