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.

Pros' Picks



presents the second installment of its annual New York roundtable with professional money managers. Bill Gross, Felix Zulauf, Archie MacAllaster and Abby Cohen weigh in on

Duke Energy

(DUK) - Get Report


Franklin Resources

(BEN) - Get Report

and the

Energy Select Sector

(XLE) - Get Report


Obama Greenhouse Gas Plays

: This


article discusses how Obama strongly supports "cap and trade," a market-based system designed to cut emissions of greenhouse gasses. Some companies that could benefit include




American Superconductor

(AMSC) - Get Report


Energy Conversion Devices

( ENER).

Powder Dry



speaks with Julie Lang Kirkpatrick, portfolio manager of Lang Asset Management. Most of the accounts Kirkpatrick manages are now largely in cash, but she is looking at investing in names like

Adobe Systems

(ADBE) - Get Report



( SY).

Speaking of Dividends

: This


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




Linear Technology



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 bearish stories on

Martin Marietta

(MLM) - Get Report


Vulcan Materials

(VMC) - Get Report

, plus a bullish piece on


(KEY) - Get Report


Latest Activist Purchases

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

Whole Foods Market

( WFMI),

Neurobiological Technologies



Johnson Outdoors

(JOUT) - Get Report


Research Reports

: The latest analyst research highlighted by


, including reports this week on

Expeditors International of Washington

(EXPD) - Get Report


Wendy's Arby's Group

(WEN) - Get Report



(ACN) - Get 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

AnnTaylor Stores




(TZOO) - Get Report


Penwest Pharmaceuticals

( PPCO) and




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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