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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.

Bond ETF Plays

: This


article says that bond ETFs have become an attractive alternative to traditional fixed-income mutual funds. Among the ETFs mentioned are

iShares Barclays TIPS Bond ETF

(TIP) - Get iShares TIPS Bond ETF Report


SPDR Barclays Capital Convertible Bond ETF

(CWB) - Get SPDR Bloomberg Convertible Securities ETF Report


SPDR Barclays Capital International Treasury Bond ETF

(BWX) - Get SPDR Bloomberg International Treasury Bond ETF Report


Undervalued Leaders


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TheStreet Recommends


talks with Todd McCallister, managing director and portfolio co-manager of the $1.4 billion

Eagle Asset Management Fund

(HMCAX). McCallister looks for companies that are undervalued but in a position to knock out competitors and take market share over time. Among the stocks in his portfolio are

CME Group

(CME) - Get CME Group Inc. Report



(FISV) - Get Fiserv Inc. Report



(ANSS) - Get ANSYS Inc. Report


Small-Cap Pacific Northwest Plays



interviews J.D. Delafield, CEO of Delafield Hambrecht, a merchant bank located in Seattle. Delafield has $40 million under management, including $18 million in the Delafield Hambrecht Partners hedge fund. The fund focuses on investing in small-cap companies located in the Pacific Northwest. Among the stocks in his portfolio are


(DMRC) - Get Digimarc Corporation Report



( MERX) and

Cascade Microtech



Bullish and Bearish

: 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

Anadarko Petroleum

(APC) - Get Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Report


Corrections Corp. of America

( CWX), plus a bearish piece on




Latest Activist Purchases

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


(GME) - Get GameStop Corporation Report


Eastman Kodak

( EK) and

Bare Escentuals

( BARE).

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' shares. There has been interesting activity in

Chelsea Therapeutics International



Owens Illinois

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Debt Resolve



KB Home

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Research Reports

: The latest analyst research highlighted by


, including reports this week on

Morgan Stanley

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Janus Capital Group



Marriott International

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