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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.

Adventures With Jim



talks with legendary investor Jim Rogers, author of

Adventure Capitalist

. He's currently bearish on


(LEN) - Get Lennar Corporation Class A Report



(C) - Get Citigroup Inc. Report

, and bullish on

Japan Airlines


among others.

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TheStreet Recommends

Cascade Fund Holdings



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


( LGBT),

Pacific Ethanol

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Canadian National Railway

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Bullish and Bearish

: Each week,


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

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Valero Energy

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, and a bearish piece on

Lululemon Athletic

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Speaking Of Dividends

: This


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

Washington Mutual

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and more.

Research Reports

: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by


. This week's list includes

First Marblehead




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Top Insider Purchases of the Week

: 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


(CROX) - Get Crocs Inc. Report


Titanium Metals



Philip Morris

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Morgan Stanley

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Latest Activist Purchases

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


(CSTR) - Get CapStar Financial Holdings Inc. Report


Thornburg Mortgage

( TMA) and

Silicon Storage Technology

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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


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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