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talks with Gary Motyl, the chief investment officer of the $90 billion Templeton Global Equity Group, a unit of
. Motyl is bullish on the chances for a global economic recovery and a rebound in stocks. Among the stocks in his portfolio are
talks with Christopher McHugh, the lead manager of the
Turner MidCap Growth Investor Fund
(TMGFX). McHugh and his team of 20 analysts look for mid-cap companies that really dominate their sectors. Among the stocks in his portfolio are
: 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
, plus bearish pieces on
Sturm, Ruger & Company
Smith & Wesson
column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week there's information 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
Famous Dave's of America
: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes names like
Lions Gate Entertainment
: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by
, including reports this week on
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