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

Five Stocks To Short: Barron's highlights five stocks to bet against right now, plus a list of stocks that look dangerous and require further scrutiny. Among the names mentioned are IMAX ( IMAX), Compass Minerals ( CMP) and Middleby ( MIDD).


Overpriced S&P 500 Stocks: Barron's screens high-priced S&P 500 and finds 10 names that look expensive based on price-to-earnings ratios. Among the names mentioned are Intuitive Surgical ( ISRG), Salesforce.com ( CRM) and Amazon.com ( AMZN).


High Profit Multi-Cap Manager: Barron's talks with Phil Foreman, the investment manager of the $820 million Principal Capital Appreciation Fund (CMNWX). Among the stocks in his portfolio are Dionex ( DNEX), Microsoft ( MSFT) and Charles Schwab ( SCHW).


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 Foot Locker ( FL), PowerShares DB Agricultural ETF ( DBA) and PetSmart ( PETM).


'Speaking of Dividends': This Barron's column highlights the latest dividend increases, initiations and cutbacks. This week there's information on General Mills ( GIS) and Expeditors International ( EXPD).


RealMoney Barometer Poll
1 What would best describe your stance heading into the coming week of trading?
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2 Which of these sectors do you think is set to move up in the coming week?
3 Which of these sectors do you think is set to move down in the coming week?

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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' shares. There has been interesting activity in Titan Machinery ( TITN), Superconductor Technologies ( SCON), Pier 1 Imports ( PIR) and Zion Oil & Gas ( ZN).


Latest Activist Purchases: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes names like Texas Industries ( TXI), Celldex Therapeutics ( CLDX) and Dr Pepper Snapple Group ( DPS).


Research Reports: The latest analyst research highlighted by Barron's, including reports this week on Lazard ( LAZ), Seattle Genetics ( SGEN) and City National ( CYN).


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