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Jim Cramer's Portfolios of the Week

These are the stocks Cramer's been talking about lately.

Updated from 6:29 a.m. EST

Jim Cramer knows how to spot a market bottom and turn investor fear into money. He sees opportunity in everything from the beaten-up retail and financial sectors to the soft goods sector and in selling the casino stocks.

Here are some Cramer highlights from the past week as aggregated from his "Mad Money" TV show, the "Stop Trading!" segment on


and his


blog posts (these blog post links require a



Cramer's Stock Picks That Represent Beaten-Up Anomalies

: Cramer sees opportunity in some beaten-up equities. In a Jan. 23 blog post he wrote, "Random ideas, but it's a total broken field, so why not suggest a few beaten-up anomalies."

Cramer's Stock Picks That Represent Beaten-Up Anomalies


NYSE Euronext



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CVS Caremark

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, among others.

Cramer's 12 Stocks to Buy

: Cramer uses market weakness to his advantage in some key stocks reporting earnings this week. In a Jan. 18 blog post he wrote, "We've got some really important companies reporting next week that I believe are worth buying at these prices."

Cramer's 12 Stocks to Buy



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Spirit AeroSystems

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, among others.

Cramer's Market Bottom Stock Picks

: Cramer spotted a bottom in the market this week after the


had a wild 600-point swing. On

Wednesday's "Mad Money" show

, Cramer told viewers, "The financials and retailers will lead the charge higher from here."

Cramer's Market Bottom Stock Picks



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, among others.

Cramer's Favorite Retail Stocks

: Cramer noticed institutional footprints in the retail sector when the market was down 400 points on Tuesday and

Home Depot

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was trading higher. In a Jan. 24 blog post, he wrote, "When you see that kind of clue, you know that you have something better than even a buyback on your side: institutional money that is switching direction."

Cramer's Favorite Retail Stocks


Urban Outfitters

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JC Penney

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, among others.

Cramer Puts Casino Stocks on the Sell Block

: Cramer sees a serious industry downturn heading the casino sector's way. On

last Thursday's "Mad Money" show

, Cramer told viewers, "You need to seriously consider selling your casino stocks before they lose you even more money."

Cramer Puts Casino Stocks on the Sell Block

includes names like

Wynn Resorts

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Las Vegas Sands

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, among others.

Cramer's Soft Goods Stock Picks

: Cramer sees bargains in the soft goods sector as well. In a Jan. 22 blog post he wrote, "The notion that all of the soft-goods stocks are now out of bounds seems pretty silly. The ones that have come down a lot seem like buys all over again."

Cramer's Soft Goods Stock Picks

include names like


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Procter & Gamble

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among others.

Lightning Round:

Cramer was full speed ahead last night with his latest

Lightning Round

. He was bullish on several stocks such as




Spectra Energy

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, but also bearish on the likes of

Melco PBL Entertainment



Southwest Airlines

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(Editor's note: At the time of original publication of his posts and shows, Cramer owned Altria, Citigroup, CVS Caremark and NYSE Euronext for his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.)

At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no positions in stocks mentioned, although positions may change at any time.

James Altucher is president of


LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of 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



. 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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