'Fast Money' Portfolios of the Week

Here's what the crew's been talking about lately.
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Updated from 7:06 a.m. EDT

The traders of


"Fast Money" are starting to warm up to the U.S. stock market. The crew sees some incredible values and ridiculously cheap stocks in this bear market. The gang has been getting its viewers ready for a market rally by highlighting equity opportunities that continue to flash across the trading screens.

The traders know that in order to be successful on Wall Street, an investor must be able to identify when market sentiment has gone to an extreme. When this happens, the gang knows it's time to take the other side of the trade.

The gang recently highlighted trading ideas that play off potential takeover candidates, including


(UBS) - Get Report

; forced hedge fund selling, such as


(SBUX) - Get Report

; and global energy stocks, including


(XOM) - Get Report

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

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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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Financial Times

and the author of

Trade Like a Hedge Fund


Trade Like Warren Buffett



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