Jim Cramer's Portfolios of the Week

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

CNBC

and his

RealMoney

blog posts (these blog post links require a

RealMoney

subscription).

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

include

NYSE Euronext

(NYX)

and

CVS Caremark

(CVS) - Get Report

, 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

include

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

and

Spirit AeroSystems

(SPR) - Get Report

, among others.

Cramer's Market Bottom Stock Picks

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

Dow

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

include

Citigroup

(C) - Get Report

and

Guess?

(GES) - Get Report

, 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

(HD) - Get Report

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

include

Urban Outfitters

(URBN) - Get Report

and

JC Penney

(JCP) - Get Report

, 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

(WYNN) - Get Report

and

Las Vegas Sands

(LVS) - Get Report

, 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

Altria

(MO) - Get Report

and

Procter & Gamble

(PG) - Get Report

among others.

Lightning Round:

Cramer was full speed ahead last night with his latest

Lightning Round

. He was bullish on several stocks such as

Covance

(CVD)

and

Spectra Energy

(SE) - Get Report

, but also bearish on the likes of

Melco PBL Entertainment

(MPEL)

and

Southwest Airlines

(LUV) - Get Report

.

(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

Stockpickr

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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