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.

Cheap Energy

: Oil and natural-gas stocks could be at levels that represent one of the best buying opportunities in years.


sees opportunities in names like

Anadarko Petroleum

(APC) - Get Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Report



(SU) - Get Suncor Energy Inc. Report


XTO Energy

( XTO).

Top-Ranked Managers

: A survey top-ranked mutual-fund managers for the latest edition of


Value Line. The pros are bullish on

Charles Schwab

(SCHW) - Get Charles Schwab Corporation Report


Hudson City Bancorp


among others.

Long-Term Fund Manager



talks with Douglas C. Lane, president of Douglas C. Lane & Associates. The firm will only go long stocks, keeps its portfolio turnover low and invests with a long-term view. Lane currently favors

General Electric

(GE) - Get General Electric Company (GE) Report



(QCOM) - Get QUALCOMM Incorporated Report


Finding Overlooked Opportunities



talks with John Keeley Jr., founder and chief investment officer at Keeley Asset Management. He runs the Keeley Small Cap Value Fund (KSCVX). His specialty is finding under-the-radar companies that are going through restructurings or spinoffs and that trade at a discount. He likes

Home Federal Bancorp

(HOME) - Get At Home Group, Inc. Report


Hill-Rom Holdings

(HRC) - Get Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. Report


Speaking of Dividends

: This


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

Whole Foods

( WFMI) and

Fannie Mae

( FNM).

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

American Water Works

(AWK) - Get American Water Works Company, Inc. Report


TheStreet Recommends

Auxilium Pharmaceutical






Latest Activist Purchases

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


(AUDC) - Get AudioCodes Ltd. Report


National Coal

( NCOC) and

Orient-Express Hotels



Research Reports

: The latest analyst research highlighted by


, including reports this week on


(WB) - Get Weibo Corp Sponsored ADR Class A Report



(MCD) - Get McDonald's Corporation (MCD) Report


Frontier Communications

(FTR) - Get Frontier Communications Corporation Class B Report


Top Insider Purchases of the Week

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


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

Empire Resorts

(NYNY) - Get Empire Resorts, Inc. Report


Sirius-XM Radio

(SIRI) - Get Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. Report



(NVAX) - Get Novavax, Inc. Report


Merrill Lynch

( MER).

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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and the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund


Trade Like Warren Buffett



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