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.

'Barron's' 500



ranks the 500 largest public companies. Top names include

Research In Motion




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Stress-Test Winners



picked some bank stocks worth buying following the results of the stress test. Among the names are

Bank of America

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JPMorgan Chase

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Supply Chain



looks at the future of the auto parts suppliers given all the problems

General Motors

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and other automakers are having. Names that could be in trouble include


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American Axle

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Johnson Controls

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High-Yield Manager



talks J. Matthew Philo, senior managing director at Mackay Shields, an asset manager in New York with around $30 billion under management. Philo sees value in higher quality junk bonds, including the bonds

Harley Davidson



Tyson Foods

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'Speaking of Dividends'

: This


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

Thomson Reuters

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American Water Works

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CMS Energy

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Bullish and Bearish

: Each week,

TheStreet Recommends


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

Campbell Soup

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Hess Corp.

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, plus a bearish take on

Hansen Natural



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


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Bristol Myers Squibb

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Latest Activist Purchases

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




Delta Petroleum



Telephone & Data Systems

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Research Reports

: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by


, including reports this week on

SunTrust Banks

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Wynn Resorts

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Och-Ziff Capital



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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