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This Week's 'Barron's' Roundup

A growth manager reveals his stock picks, plus <I>Barron's</I> delivers a bullish take on Goldman Sachs.

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

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

Goldman Sachs

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CME Group

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Bank of New York Mellon

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Growth Player


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TheStreet Recommends


talks with Jeff Lindsey, senior portfolio manager of the $525 million

BlackRock Capital Appreciation Fund

(SRLAX). Lindsey likes to invest in two types of growth companies: those that can grow in any economic season, and those where growth is more cyclical. Among the stocks in his portfolio are


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Express Scripts




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'Speaking of Dividends'

: This


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

International Speedway

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TD Ameritrade

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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

Derma Sciences



Petrohawk Energy



Spectrum Pharmaceuticals

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Magnum Hunter Resources



Research Reports

: The latest analyst research highlighted by


, including reports this week on


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Las Vegas Sands

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Latest Activist Purchases

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

OSI Pharmaceuticals






Ardea Biosciences



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