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


Top Small-Cap Dividend Payers: "Small-caps have been performing well. What's more, they're increasingly rewarding their investors with dividends," Barron's writes. These are the top S&P-ranked small-cap companies that are paying dividends. They include Landstar System ( LSTR), General Maritime ( GMR) and others.


Latest Activist Situations: These are stocks where large shareholders (usually hedge funds) are trying to shake up management in order to unlock value. Today's list includes InfoSpace ( INSP) and Openwave Systems ( OPWV).


Significant Insider Buying: Which companies have insiders backing up the truck on their own shares. We shed a little more color than Barron's and tell you which funds own each stock. The stocks this week include Medtronic ( MDT) and Friendly Ice Cream ( FRN).


Bullish and Bearish: Summaries of the articles in Barron's about individual stocks. The latest issue has bullish stories on Clear Channel ( CCU) and Saks ( SKS), and a bearish one on STMicroelectronics ( STM).


Shorts and Longs of the Mortgage Fallout: Some of the companies that can pick up the pieces include Fannie Mae ( FNM) and Freddie Mac ( FRE). The shorts include, of course, New Century ( NEW) and Accredited Home Lenders ( LEND).


Profile: AIM Energy Fund: 17% annual returns for the past decade , this fund's managers are big believers that energy prices will keep going higher. Here are their top picks for 2007, from large-caps like Exxon Mobil ( XOM) to small-caps like Bill Barrett ( BBG).


Profile of the Neuberger Berman Partners Fund: Manager S. Basu Mullick thinks coal stocks like Peabody ( BTU) have been oversold and is also bullish on Joy Global ( JOYG).


Research Reports: Snapshots of this week's Barron's research reports, including analysis of Dollar Tree Store ( DLTR) and Genitope ( GTOP).
At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no positions in stocks mentioned, although positions may change at any time.

James Altucher is a managing partner at Formula Capital, an alternative asset management firm that runs several quantitative-based hedge funds as well as a fund of hedge funds. He is also the author of Trade Like a Hedge Fund and Trade Like Warren Buffett. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. Altucher appreciates your feedback; click here to send him an email.

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