This Week's 'Barron's' Roundup

Stock picks for playing a weak euro, plus <I>Barron's</I> offers bullish takes on Harman International and Icahn Enterprises.
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10 Great Stocks

: This

Barron's

article highlights 10 high-quality, export-oriented stocks that are smart ways to play European markets and a weak euro. Among the stocks mentioned are

SAP

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,

ASML

(ASML) - Get Report

,

Fresenius Medical Care

(FMS) - Get Report

and

Luxottica

(LUX)

.

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

Harman International

(HAR)

,

Icahn Enterprises

(IEP) - Get Report

and

BP

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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

Liberty Media Corp Interactive

(LINTA)

,

Celgene

(CELG) - Get Report

,

Western Gas Partners

(WES) - Get Report

and

Sonic Automotive

(SAH) - Get Report

.

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Research Reports

: The latest analyst research highlighted by

Barron's

, including reports this week on

Garmin

(GRMN) - Get Report

,

PetMed Express

(PETS) - Get Report

and

Target

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.

Latest Activist Purchases

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

Cabela's

(CAB)

,

NABI Biopharma

(NABI)

and

Whole Foods Market

(WFMI)

.

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