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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.

Updated from 8:59 a.m. EST

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The crew recently highlighted trading ideas that play off of trading the trend, M&A chatter and stock ideas gathered from the International Toy Fair that was recently held in New York City. Here are some highlights from the past week as aggregated from the show.

Fast Money's Power Stock Picks

: The "Fast Money" traders think the power sector will be in play if the

Fed

continues to cut rates. On last Thursday's "Fast Money" show, Karen Finerman told viewers: "Power stocks are always some of the best places to go when the Fed slashes rates."

Fast Money's Power Stock Picks

include

Utilities Select Sector SPDR

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and

Fluor

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among others.

Fast Money's Trend Trades

: Dan Fitzpatrick, a technical analyst and contributor to

RealMoney.com

, joined the "Fast Money" crew Monday to discuss how he is trading the trends. Fitzpatrick told viewers, "Analysts like

Annaly Capital Management

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because they don't have any subprime exposure. However, I think it's too late to buy unless it's for a quick trade. And watch out for a $24 ceiling."

Fast Money' Trend Trades

include

Cree

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among others.

Fast Money's Health-Care Spending Trades

: Economists from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services are predicting that health-care spending could double to $4.3 trillion by 2017. On Tuesday's "Fast Money" show, Pete Najarian told viewers, "Big Pharma names like

Pfizer

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,

Eli Lilly

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and

Merck

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would offer good trades on the trend."

Fast Money's Health Care Spending Trades

also include names like

Zimmer

(ZMH)

and

Myriad Genetics

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among others

Fast Money's M&A Plays

: The "Fast Money" traders reviewed some recent M&A chatter swirling around Wall Street. On Monday's "Fast Money" show, Karen Finerman told viewers: "I think it's time for

Microsoft

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to come up with something."

Fast Money's M&A Plays

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include

Take-Two Interactive

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among others.

Fast Money's Trader Radar

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

Del Monte Produce

(DLM)

is on the "Fast Money" Trader Radar. This fruit producer traded four times its normal average volume today."

Fast Money's Trader Radar

also includes

Johnson & Johnson

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among others.

Fast Money's Toy Stock Picks

: Jeff Macke recently found some investment ideas after attending the International Toy Fair in New York. On last Wednesday's "Fast Money" show Macke, told viewers: "

Mattel

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is putting together a game called 'U Dance.' It's not part of a game system, so there is no dance pad. It simply uses motion detection to teach movement. It's fun, it's social, and it retails for under $100." Check out the

Fast Money's Toy Stock Picks

for more plays like

Activision

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and

Electronic Arts

(ERTS)

.

Fast Money's Raw Material Stock Plays

: Raw material stocks are in favor on Wall Street as commodities like gold, oil and coal continue to show strength. On Monday's "Fast Money" show, Pete Najarian told viewers: "Keep your eye on

Alpha Natural Resources

(ANR)

."

Fast Money's Raw Material Stock Plays

also include

Peabody Energy

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among others.

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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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 the

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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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