Editor's note: Welcome to "Barron's Roundup." Each weekend, Stockpickr presents portfolios related to articles in the latest issue of Barron's.
: 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
T. Rowe Price
, plus a bearish piece on
Clean Energy Fuels
talks with Stanley Majcher, portfolio manager of the $1.5 billion
Hotchkis and Wiley Mid-Cap Value Fund
(HWMAX). Majcher has implemented some major changes to his fund in an effort to turn things around after losing clients 60.4% of their money in 2007 and 2008. Some of the changes include streamlining the process by which the mid-cap portfolio is periodically reviewed, hiring five junior analysts and reopening the fund to new investors. Among the stocks in his portfolio are
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column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week there's information on
: 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
: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by
, including reports this week on
: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes names like
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