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.

Adventures With Jim: Barron's talks with legendary investor Jim Rogers, author of Adventure Capitalist. He's currently bearish on Lennar ( LEN - Get Report) and Citigroup ( C - Get Report), and bullish on Japan Airlines ( JALSY.PK) among others.


Cascade Fund Holdings: Barron's looks at the current holdings of Bill Gates' 14-year-old investment fund, Cascade Investments. Gates has a stake in stocks like PlanetOut Pacific Ethanol ( PEIX - Get Report) and Canadian National Railway ( CNI - Get Report).


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 General Electric ( GE) and Valero Energy ( VLO), and a bearish piece on Lululemon Athletic ( LULU - Get Report).


Speaking Of Dividends: This Barron's column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week there's information on Washington Mutual ( WM) and more.


Research Reports: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by Barron's. This week's list includes First Marblehead ( FMD), Dell ( DELL) and Agrium ( AGU).


Top Insider Purchases of the Week: Insider purchases are a lot more predictive than insider selling. Barron's lists companies where managers are buying, and we build a portfolio of those companies' stocks. There has been interesting activity in stocks like CROCS ( CROX), Titanium Metals ( TIE), Philip Morris ( PM) and Morgan Stanley ( MS).


Latest Activist Purchases: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes names like Coinstar ( CSTR), Thornburg Mortgage and Silicon Storage Technology ( SSTI).


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James Altucher is president of Stockpickr LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TheStreet.com and part of its network of Web properties, and a managing partner at Formula Capital, an alternative asset management firm that runs a fund of hedge funds. He is also a weekly columnist for the Financial Times and the author of Trade Like a Hedge Fund, Trade Like Warren Buffett and SuperCa$h. 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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