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.
: 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
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
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
: 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
and a bearish piece on
: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes
: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by
, including reports this week on
: 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
Lions Gate Entertainment
American Capital Strategies
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