This Week's Barron's Roundup

Stocks featured in the publication's latest edition that are seeing significant insider or hedge fund buying, 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.

Hedge Fund Interview

:

Barron's

talks with Steve Tananbaum from GoldenTree Asset Management. Tananbaum is a value investor who oversees $14 billion in assets, much of it in hedge funds. He's currently bullish on

Time Warner

(TWX)

and

Liberty Global

(LBTYA) - Get Report

.

Chuck Bath Interview

:

Barron's

spoke with Chuck Bath, managing director of equities and fund manager of the

Diamond Hill Investments Large-Cap Fund

(DHLAX). He's currently bullish on

United Technologies

,

Anadarko

(APC) - Get Report

and

Sysco

(SYY) - Get Report

among others.

Bullish and Bearish

: Each week

Barron's

has bullish and bearish stories on a variety of stocks. We present the summaries in this portfolio. This week's issue includes a bullish story on

Kimberly-Clark

(KMB) - Get Report

and

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

and a bearish piece on

Baidu.com

(BIDU) - Get Report

.

Research Reports

: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by

Barron's

, including reports this week on

Lifeway Foods

(LWAY) - Get Report

,

General Electric

(GE) - Get Report

and

Yum! Brands

(YUM) - Get Report

.

Top Insider Purchases of the Week

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

Barron's

list the top purchases and we take it one step further by telling you who is purchasing. Some interesting activity in stocks like

Discover Financial Services

(DFS) - Get Report

,

Northern Oil and Gas

(NOG) - Get Report

,

Revlon

(REV) - Get Report

and General Electric.

Latest Activist Purchases

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

Jackson Hewitt

(JTX)

,

Bon Ton Stores

(BONT)

and

Bear Stearns

(BSC)

.

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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