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.

Potential Winners

:

Barron's

presents the final installment of its annual New York roundtable discussion with professional money managers. Scott Black, Marc Faber, Mario Gabelli and Oscar Shafer offer their ideas. Among the names they like:

BHP Billiton

(BHP) - Get Report

,

Telephone & Data Systems

(TDS) - Get Report

and

StealthGas

(GASS) - Get Report

.

Big Oil Buys

: This

Barron's

article says big oil stocks and energy prices are due to rise soon. Some of the names mentioned are

ExxonMobil

(XOM) - Get Report

,

BP

(BP) - Get Report

and

Petrobras

(PBR) - Get Report

.

'Speaking of Dividends'

: This

Barron's

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

Fastenal

(FAST) - Get Report

and

Dryships

(DRYS) - Get Report

.

Bullish and Bearish

:

Barron's

publishes bullish and bearish stories on a variety of stocks each week. We present summaries of those stories in this portfolio. This week there are bullish stories on

H.J. Heinz

(HNZ)

,

Berkshire Hathaway

(BRK.A) - Get Report

and

O'Reilly Automotive

(ORLY) - Get Report

.

Latest Activist Purchases

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

TST Recommends

Borders Group

( BGP),

Republic Services

(RSG) - Get Report

and

Loud Technologies

(LTEC)

.

Research Reports

: The latest analyst research highlighted by

Barron's

, including reports this week on

Dendreon

(DNDN)

,

State Street

(STT) - Get Report

and

Cheesecake Factory

(CAKE) - Get Report

.

Top Insider Purchases of the Week

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

Barron's

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

Nabi Biopharmaceuticals

(NABI)

,

Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report

,

Oracle

(ORCL) - Get Report

and

Monsanto

(MON)

.

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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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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