Updated from 7:01 a.m. EDT

The traders of

CNBC's

"Fast Money" have been covering the proposed $700 billion bailout plan all week. The crew has interviewed a number of members of Congress and market experts in an effort to shine some light on the importance of the U.S. government's getting some type of bill passed to save the credit markets.

The gang has been offering up trading ideas and stock plays for a situation in which the bill passes as well as a situation in which it doesn't. No matter what happens, the crew will be ready to inform their viewers on how to play the post-bailout environment.

There has never been a more important time to follow the traders as they help their viewers navigate through this uncertain time.

The gang recently highlighted trading ideas that play off a club of elite banks, such as

Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report

; natural gas stocks, including

Apache

(APA) - Get Report

; and unusual options activity in stocks such as

UnitedHealth

(UNH) - Get Report

. Here are some highlights from over the past week as aggregated from the show.

To find out what the crew's been recommending,

visit Stockpickr.com

.

At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund was long Bank of America, although positions may change at any time.

James Altucher is president of

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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

Financial Times

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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