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 - Get Report), 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
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 - Get Report) and Friendly Ice Cream ( FRN - Get Report).
Bullish and Bearish: Summaries of the articles in Barron's about individual stocks. The latest issue has bullish stories on Clear Channel ( CCU - Get Report) 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 and Freddie Mac . The shorts include, of course, New Century ( NEW) and Accredited Home Lenders .
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 .
Research Reports: Snapshots of this week's Barron's research reports, including analysis of Dollar Tree Store ( DLTR) and Genitope ( GTOP).