'Fast Money' Portfolios of the Week

Here are some of the stocks the 'Fast Money' crew have been talking about lately.
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Do you know who Jeff Macke, Guy Adami, Karen Finerman and Pete Najarian are? This group makes up the core crew of traders on

CNBC's

"Fast Money" TV show. Five days a week, they give their best ideas to help viewers make money in the stock market.

With the recent drop in copper prices and the rising inflation readings, the crew has worked to uncover some money-making opportunities. Here are some highlights from the past week as aggregated from the daily recap of the TV show.

Fast Money's Wireless Stock Picks

: Momentum continues to build in the wireless sector. On

last Wednesday's "Fast Money" show

, Najarian told viewers and that he likes

Research In Motion

(RIMM)

because of its growing exposure to China's market.

Fast Money Wireless Stock Picks

also include

Juniper

(JNPR) - Get Report

.

Fast Money's Happy 52-Week High Stocks

: "Fast Money" has a segment called Happy 52-Week High, during which one stock making bullish gains is highlighted. On

Tuesday's "Fast Money" show,

host Dylan Ratigan told viewers, "It's time to say 'Happy 52-week high' to a noteworthy newsmaker."

Fast Money's Happy 52-Week High Stocks

include names like

Tribune

(TRB)

and

Archer Daniels Midland

(ADM) - Get Report

.

Fast Money's Raw Material Stock Picks

: Copper prices recently hit a nine-month low off fears of weaker demand. On

Monday's "Fast Money" show

, Adami told viewers he likes the space and believes

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

(FCX) - Get Report

is a buy at $90. Check out

Fast Money's Raw Material Stock Picks

for more picks.

Fast Money's U.S. Firms That Are Targets for Foreign Buyers

: The weak dollar is creating takeover opportunities for foreign firms. On

last Monday's "Fast Money" show

, Adami predicted: "United States Steel is the next mining company to get bought."

Fast Money's U.S. Firms That Are Targets for Foreign Buyers

also include

Take-Two Interactive

(TTWO) - Get Report

.

Fast Money's Inflation Stock Picks

: With Inflation readings hitting record levels, the "Fast Money" traders searched for ways to play the trend. On

last Thursday's "Fast Money" show

, Macke told viewers he believes trade here is the grocers, and he likes

Procter & Gamble

(PG) - Get Report

. Check out

Fast Money's Inflation Stock Picks

for more such picks, including

Wal-Mart

(WMT) - Get Report

.

Fast Money's Refiner Stock Picks

: The "Fast Money" traders are finding opportunities as gasoline prices begin to move up. On

last Friday's "Fast Money" show

Najarian told viewers, "I think the refiners are too cheap right now and I bought Tesoro on Friday for that reason."

Fast Money's Refiner Stock Picks

also include

ConocoPhillips

(COP) - Get Report

.

Fast Money's Stock Picks Off Retail Sales Jump

: November retail sales jumped a better-than-expected 1.2% according to the Commerce Department. On

last Thursday's "Fast Money" show

, Macke told viewers he likes

Costco

(COST) - Get Report

on a dip. Check out

Fast Money's Stock Picks Off Retail Sales Jump

for more names, including

MasterCard

(MA) - Get Report

.

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 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

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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;

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