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'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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"Fast Money" continue to present lots of savvy investment and trading ideas for their viewers. Ideas that normally wouldn't make it off the Wall Street trading floor are now brought right into your home every night at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. ET on



The crew recently found some big opportunities in trading off of a recent deal

Warren Buffett

made and trading against Wall Street analyst opinions for 2008. Here are some highlights from over the past week as aggregated from


"Fast Money" TV show.

Fast Money's Warren Buffett Deal Plays

: The "Fast Money" traders found opportunity after Warren Buffett bought a 60% stake in the privately held Marmon Group. On

last Wednesday's "Fast Money" show

, Jon Najarian told viewers, "Marmon is made up of over 125 companies, but investors can't buy into it. However, two sectors of the business

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water and rail are particularly attractive to me," and investors can "coat-tail it."

Fast Money's Warren Buffett Deal Plays


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3 Stocks I Saw On TV

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Fast Money's Top 4 Drug Stocks for 2008

: The "Fast Money" traders think health care will be a big investment theme for 2008. On

last Thursday's "Fast Money" show



pharmaceuticals reporter Mike Huckman joined the crew to talk about stocks in the secotr.

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He told viewers to expect



to release more data on prostate cancer drug Provenge around the middle of this year. If the drug appears to significantly extend the lives of patients, it could get quick regulatory approval, he said.

Fast Money's Top 4 Drug Stocks For 2008

includes names like




Fast Money's Biggest Stock Winners and Losers of 2007

: With 2008 now upon us, the "Fast Money" traders showed viewers how to play the best and worst performers of 2007. On

last Friday's "Fast Money" show

, Guy Adami told viewers, "


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is simply a bet that someone buys them out. If that doesn't happen, I think this stock is dead money." Check out

Fast Money's Biggest Stock Winners and Losers of 2007

for more names, including


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Fast Money's Analyst Contrarian Stock Plays for 2008

: The "Fast Money" traders think the best way to play Wall Street stock analysts is to take the other side of the trade. On last Friday's "Fast Money" show, guest host Erin Burnett told viewers, "Conventional wisdom suggests if analysts loathe them ahead of the New Year, investors will love them by the end of the year."

Fast Money's Analyst Contrarian Stock Plays for 2008



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Fast Money's Commercial Real Estate Short Plays

: Hedge funds are now targeting commercial real estate from the short side in hopes that the subprime-mortgage mess will spill over to the office building sector. On last Wednesday's "Fast Money" show Karen Finerman told viewers, "If you want to follow the hedge funds, bet against

Simon Property Group

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Fast Money's Commercial Real Estate Short Plays

also include

Taubman Centers

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Fast Money's Happy 52-Week High Stocks

: "Fast Money" has a segment called "Happy 52-Week High," which highlights stocks that are displaying bullish trends. On last Thursday's "Fast Money" show, Dylan Ratigan told viewers, "It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to burrito bombshell

Chipotle Mexican Grill

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Fast Money's Happy 52 Week High Stocks

also include names like


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Fast Money's Last-Minute-Shopping Stock Plays

: According to research firm ShopperTrak, last-minute purchases by consumers pushed sales up a huge 19% this holiday season. On last Wednesday's "Fast Money" show Jeff Macke told viewers that


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is a buy.

Fast Money's Last-Minute-Shopping Stock Plays


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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 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



. 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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