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'Fast Money' Portfolios of the Week

Here are some of the stocks the 'Fast Money' crew has been talking about lately.

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"Fast Money" traders make every effort to offer viewers tomorrow's best trading ideas in advance. The gang works hard to give investors the investment perspectives of Wall Street pros.

The crew recently found opportunity in solar stocks, beauty stocks and stocks that work when inflation is rising. Here are some highlights from over the past week as aggregated from the show.

Fast Money's Inflation Plays

: Inflation data came in hotter than expected Wednesday and the "Fast Money" traders responded quickly with some trading ideas. On Wednesday's "Fast Money" show, Tim Seymour told viewers, "I like grains as an inflation trade. Think about

Archer Daniels Midland

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or

Monsanto

(MON)

as a play on food prices that will likely go up."

Fast Money's Inflation Plays

include

Potash

(POT)

and

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

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among others.

Fast Money's Solar Stock Trades

: Solar stocks were the focus of a new "Fast Money" segment called "Commander Planet." On last Thursday's "Fast Money" show, Pete Najarian told viewers, "Check out

Applied Materials

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because they've made acquisitions to become the main provider of solar in the world."

Fast Money's Solar Stock Trades

include

Canadian Solar

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and

Cypress Semiconductor

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among others.

Fast Money's Aerospace & Defense Plays

: Demand for aerospace and defense products are soaring as airlines and governments build up their fleets around the globe. On Tuesday's "Fast Money" show, Karen Finerman told viewers, "I think we are early in the demand cycle for aerospace and defense."

Fast Money's Aerospace & Defense Plays

include names like

Titanium Metals

(TIE)

and

Boeing

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among others.

Fast Money's Wind Stocks

: With oil prices likely to maintain prices above $80 for the foreseeable future and setting new records, the "Fast Money" traders found opportunity in playing wind stocks. On last Wednesday's "Fast Money" show, Pete Najarian told viewers, "With the price of coal, oil and natural gas increasing and the price of wind power dropping, this alternative energy is experiencing hurricane-force demand."

Fast Money's Wind Stocks

include

American Superconductor

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and

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FPL Group

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among others.

Fast Money's Wireless War Trade

: The Big Telecom players are getting ready to battle it out with a price war. The "Fast Money" traders debated which telecom firm could rise to victory if the price war materializes. On Wednesday's "Fast Money" show, Tim Seymour told viewers, "

China Mobile

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should get the job done for the merging markets wireless trade."

Fast Money's Wireless War Trade

include

Research In Motion

(RIMM)

and

AT&T

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among others.

Fast Money's Trader Radar

: "Trader Radar" is a segment of the show that features stocks with unusual volume that are lighting up screens across Wall Street. On Tuesday's "Fast Money" show Dylan Ratigan told viewers, "

Fossil

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is on the Fast Money trader radar. The accessories maker traded double its average daily volume Tuesday."

Fast Money's Trader Radar

also includes

NutriSystem

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.

Fast Money's Beauty Stocks

: Karen Finerman celebrated Valentine's Day by highlighting some beauty stocks that could take the ugly out of an investor's portfolio. On last Thursday's "Fast Money" show Finerman told viewers, "I think the maker of Botox was excessively penalized by last week's negative news." Check out

Fast Money's Beauty Stocks

, which include

Allergan

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and

Procter &Gamble

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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.

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and the author of

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,

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and

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. 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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