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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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CNBC's

"Fast Money" work to offer viewers the right information needed to attack the markets with confidence on a daily basis. The crew looks for news that can lead to a profitable trend for a specific stock or an entire sector.

The gang recently highlighted trading ideas that play off robotic surgery and falling oil prices. Here are some highlights from over the past week as aggregated from the show.

Fast Money's Energy Stock Picks for the Future

: The future could hold some big advances for the energy sector. On

Tuesday's "Fast Money" show

, Guy Adami told viewers: "Check out

Hexcel

(HXL) - Get Report

. They manufacture the composites to make the blades on the wind turbines longer."

Fast Money's Energy Stock Picks for the Future

include

Canadian Solar

(CSIQ) - Get Report

and

AES

(AES) - Get Report

among others.

Fast Money's China Earthquake Stock Picks

: A major earthquake hit China this week, and on

Monday's "Fast Money" show

, Tim Seymour told viewers: "The quake posed another challenge to a government already grappling with discontent over high inflation, as well as trying to prepare for the Beijing Olympics this August. If you want to play China, be selective. I recommend the Internet plays."

Fast Money's China Earthquake Stock Picks

include

Baidu

(BIDU) - Get Report

among others.

Fast Money's Falling Oil Price Trades

: The traders also spoke on Monday's show with John Roque, a technical analyst at Natexis Bleichroeder, on what he would trade if the oil run ends. Roque told viewers: "Although many investors recommend moving to early-cycle stocks, I don't think that's the right way to play it. I recommend sticking with leadership groups, which are commodities."

Fast Money's Falling Oil Price Trades

include

DryShips

(DRYS) - Get Report

and

El Paso

(EP)

among others.

Fast Money's U.S.-Based Firms With Global Growth

: The weak dollar is penalizing some great American companies. On

last Friday's show

, Zachary Karabell, president of River Two Research told viewers: "I like undervalued U.S. companies that are trading underneath the market and are generating growth from outside the U.S."

Fast Money's U.S.-Based Firms With Global Growth

include

Manitowoc

(MTW) - Get Report

and

IBM

(IBM) - Get Report

among others.

Fast Money's Robotic Surgery Stocks

: Robots are being used more than ever in the medical field for surgery. On Monday's "Fast Money" show, Pete Najarian told viewers: "Doctors are clamoring to get their hands on

Intuitive Surgical's

(ISRG) - Get Report

da Vinci surgical systems."

Fast Money's Robotic Surgery Stocks

include

Hansen Medical

(HNSN)

and

Accuray

(ARAY) - Get Report

among others.

Fast Money's Defense Stocks With Bullish Options Action

: Is the options action in the defense stocks suggesting these stocks could make some big moves higher? On

Wednesday's "Fast Money" show

, Jon Najarian told viewers that

Raytheon

(RTN) - Get Report

trades with a price-to-earnings ratio of 10 and traders were buying upside calls in the name above 52-week highs.

Fast Money's Defense Stocks With Bullish Options Action

include

General Dynamics

(GD) - Get Report

and

Lockheed Martin

(LMT) - Get Report

among others.

Fast Money's Trader Radar

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

Washington Mutual

(WM) - Get Report

. Shares of this bank were among the most active names on the

NYSE

today. Check out

Fast Money's Trader Radar

, which also includes

Ann Taylor

(ANN)

.

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

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