Editor's note: Welcome to "

Barron's

Roundup." Each weekend, Stockpickr presents portfolios related to articles in the latest issue of

Barron's.

Best ETF Bets For 2010

: This

Barron's

article highlights the best ETF ideas for the year ahead from three top financial advisors. Among the ETFs mentioned are

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund

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,

iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index

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and

Elements/Rogers International Commodity Agriculture ETN

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.

Reasonably Priced Growth Stocks

:

Barron's

talks with Eddie Brown, founder and president of Brown Capital Management, the second-oldest African-American money management firm. Brown believes there are still some attractive opportunities to invest in growth stocks at a reasonable price. Among the stocks in his portfolio are

Google

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,

Abaxis

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and

Celgene

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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 bullish stories on

BlackRock

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,

Hughes Communications

(HUGH)

and

Time Warner Cable

(TWC)

.

'Speaking of Dividends'

: This

Barron's

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

Intel

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TheStreet Recommends

,

Cisco Systems

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and

Bank of America

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.

Top Insider Purchases of the Week

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

Barron's

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

Loral Space & Communications

(LORL) - Get Loral Space & Communications Inc. Report

,

China Cord Blood

(CO) - Get Global Cord Blood Corporation Report

,

Helix Energy Solutions Group

(HLX) - Get Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. Report

and

Chelsea Therapeutics International

(CHTP)

.

Research Reports

: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by

Barron's

, including reports this week on

Helen of Troy

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,

Cooper Industries

(CBE)

and

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

(HOT)

.

Latest Activist Purchases

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

iPass

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,

Silicon Storage Technology

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and

Array BioPharma

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.

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