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.
article says how much a company spends on research and development can be a guide to how its stock will perform. Companies with strong R&D spending include
column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week, there's information on
: 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
: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes names like
J. Crew Group
Telephone & Data Systems
: The latest analyst research highlighted by
, including reports this week on
: 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
The Gabelli Global D
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