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

Contrarian Hedge Fund Players

:

Barron's

talks with Richard Mashaal and Brian Gonick, managers of the $200 million long-short Senvest Israel Partners hedge fund. Senvest's New York-based seven-person team tries to find growing small- and mid-cap companies that are undervalued, underfollowed or misunderstood. Among the stocks in their portfolio are

Radware

(RDWR) - Get Report

,

Genworth Financial

(GNW) - Get Report

and

Royal Bank of Scotland

(RBS) - Get Report

.

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

Goldman Sachs Group

(GS) - Get Report

,

Intel

(INTC) - Get Report

and

Forest Laboratories

(FRX)

.

'Speaking of Dividends'

: This

Barron's

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

State Street

(STT) - Get Report

,

Tiffany & Co.

(TIF) - Get Report

and

McGraw-Hill

(MHP)

.

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

Chinacast Education

(CAST)

,

Barnes & Noble

(BKS) - Get Report

,

Supervalu

(SVU)

and

Energy Focus

(EFOI) - Get Report

.

Research Reports

: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by

Barron's

, including reports this week on

IntercontinentalExchange

(ICE) - Get Report

,

IBM

(IBM) - Get Report

and

Home BancShares

(HOMB) - Get Report

.

Latest Activist Purchases

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

Delta Natural Gas

(DGAS)

,

Microtune

(TUNE)

and

Array BioPharma

(ARRY) - Get Report

.

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