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.
publishes its fourth annual list of the world's 30 best corporate leaders. New additions include James L. Balsillie and Michael Lazaridis of
Research In Motion
and John Chambers of
. Those bumped from the list include Angelo Mozilo of
and John Mackey of
talks to David Iben, manager of Nuveen Tradewinds Value Opportunities Fund (NVOAX). Among his current stock picks are
column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week's issue includes information on
: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by
, including reports this week on
: Each week,
publishes bullish and bearish stories on a variety of stocks. We present summaries of the stories in this portfolio. This week there are bullish stories on
, and a bearish piece on
: Insider purchases are a lot more predictive than insider selling.
lists companies where managers are buying, and we build a portfolio of those companies' stocks. There has been interesting activity in stocks like
: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes names like
At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no holdings of stocks mentioned, although positions may change at any time.
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