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.

Adventures With Jim

:

Barron's

talks with legendary investor Jim Rogers, author of

Adventure Capitalist

. He's currently bearish on

Lennar

(LEN) - Get Report

and

Citigroup

(C) - Get Report

, and bullish on

Japan Airlines

(JALSY.PK)

among others.

Cascade Fund Holdings

:

Barron's

looks at the current holdings of Bill Gates' 14-year-old investment fund, Cascade Investments. Gates has a stake in stocks like

PlanetOut

( LGBT),

Pacific Ethanol

(PEIX) - Get Report

and

Canadian National Railway

(CNI) - Get Report

.

Bullish and Bearish

: 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 there are bullish stories on

General Electric

(GE) - Get Report

and

Valero Energy

(VLO) - Get Report

, and a bearish piece on

Lululemon Athletic

(LULU) - Get Report

.

Speaking Of Dividends

: This

Barron's

column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week there's information on

Washington Mutual

(WM) - Get Report

and more.

Research Reports

: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by

Barron's

. This week's list includes

First Marblehead

,

Dell

(DELL) - Get Report

and

Agrium

(AGU)

.

Top Insider Purchases of the Week

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

Barron's

lists companies where managers are buying, and we build a portfolio of those companies' stocks. There has been interesting activity in stocks like

CROCS

(CROX) - Get Report

,

Titanium Metals

(TIE)

,

Philip Morris

(PM) - Get Report

and

Morgan Stanley

(MS) - Get Report

.

Latest Activist Purchases

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

Coinstar

(CSTR) - Get Report

,

Thornburg Mortgage

( TMA) and

Silicon Storage Technology

(SSTI) - Get Report

.

At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no positions in stocks mentioned, although holdings 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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