Editor's note: Welcome to 'Barron's' Roundup. Each weekend, Stockpickr presents portfolios related to articles in the latest issue of 'Barron's.'Top Picks From Six Stars: Barron's highlights stock picks from six established mutual fund managers who've proven themselves over time. Among the names mentioned are Wells Fargo ( WFC), Spirit AeroSystems ( SPR), Apple ( AAPL) and Petrobras ( PZE).
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 Charles Schwab ( SCHW), Apple and RSC Holdings ( RRR).
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 Oragenics ( ORNI), Voxware ( VOXW), H&R Block ( HRB) and Kronos Worldwide ( KRO).
Latest Activist Purchases: Which companies are the top hedge funds chasing? This week's list includes names like Journal Communications ( JRN), Conseco ( CNO) and International Royalty ( ROY).
Research Reports: The latest analyst research reports highlighted by Barron's, including reports this week on Intel ( INTC), McDonald's ( MCD) and Art Technology Group ( ARTG).