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

Miller Time

: This

Barron's

article says that Bill Miller's

Legg Mason Value Trust

(LMVTX) is worth a fresh look after a disappointing run. Among the stocks mentioned are

eBay

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,

AES

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,

Goldman Sachs

(GS) - Get Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Report

and

NYSE Euronext

(NYX)

.

Auto Zone

:

Barron's

talks with John Murphy, lead U.S. automotive analyst at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Murphy is bullish on select domestic vehicle producers that will benefit from the demise of

Chrysler

and

General Motors

, and he likes auto-dealership stocks that will benefit as aging vehicles need to be replaced. Among the stocks mentioned are

Ford Motor

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,

AutoNation

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and

Group 1 Automotive

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.

Bullish and Bearish

: Each week,

Barron's

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

Energizer

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and

U.S. Steel

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, plus a bullish piece on

McGraw-Hill

( MHP).

'Speaking of Dividends'

TheStreet Recommends

: This

Barron's

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

Thor Industries

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,

ConocoPhillips

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and

Duke Energy

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.

Latest Activist Purchases

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

Sepracor

( SEPR),

SIGA Technologies

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and

Famous Dave's of America

(DAVE)

.

Top Insider Purchases of the Week

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

Barron's

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

Enterprise Products

(EPD) - Get Enterprise Products Partners L.P. Report

,

Saic

(SAI)

,

Threshold Pharmaceuticals

(THLD)

and

Stericycle

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.

Research Reports

: The latest analyst research highlighted by

Barron's

, including reports this week on Goldman Sachs,

Mosaic

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and

AU Optronics

(AUO)

.

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