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.
highlights six managers who are finding value in the treacherous bond market. They share three characteristics: They're conservative, savvy and experienced. The funds include the
Fidelity Government Income Fund
Legg Mason Partners Managed Municipals Fund
Templeton Global Bond Fund
: 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
Research In Motion
talks with John E. Deysher, portfolio manager of the $53 million
Pinnacle Value Fund
(PVFIX). Deysher thinks small-cap stocks are set to bounce. Among the names he likes are
: The latest analyst research highlighted by
, including reports this week on
column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week there's information on
Bank of America
: 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
Industrial Services of America
T 3 Energy Services
: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes names like
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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