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Editor's note: Welcome to "Barron's Roundup." Each weekend, Stockpickr presents portfolios related to articles in the latest issue of Barron's.

Baby Boomer Plays

: This


article says that baby boomers are a growing force at 77 million, and companies that ignore this group will be doing so at their own peril. Among the stocks mentioned are

Johnson & Johnson

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Walt Disney

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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

Peabody Energy

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AVI BioPharma

( AVII) and

Assured Guaranty

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'Speaking of Dividends'

: This


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

Yum! Brands

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Calavo Growers

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Latest Activist Purchases

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




Facet Biotech

( FACT) and

WSFS Financial

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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

Sandridge Energy

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Chelsea Therapeutics International



Seachange International

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Metro Bancorp



Research Reports

: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by


, including reports this week on

Jefferies Group

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Iron Mountain

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Abbott Labs

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