Jim Cramer's Portfolios of the Week - TheStreet

Updated from 6:59 a.m. EDT

Jim Cramer made a very bold call this week when he declared that the stock market has hit a bottom. He cited numerous reasons for the call, like strong earnings, negative investor sentiment, the Federal government's plan to let banks sell bad mortgages and falling energy prices. If Cramer is right, market players should look towards the areas of the market that he or she feels offer the best chance to make big money.

Recently, Cramer found opportunity in natural gas stocks, wind stocks and stocks that represent a sea change. Here are some highlights from over 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).

To read the rest of the story and to find out what Cramer's been recommending lately, please click here.

A note from James Altucher:Every weekend I send an email to Jim Cramer and several hedge fund managers about the most interesting portfolios posted on Stockpickr that week. Usually those portfolios not only list stocks according to atheme but also offer significant analysis as to why the stocks are cheap.Here are some examples: Here's the challenge: Build a portfolio at Stockpickr.com with greatanalysis, and send me the link. Each great portfolio (with analysis)will get posted on TheStreet.com with your byline (as a "StockpickrGuest Columnist") and will be included in my email I send to Jim and the otherhedge fund managers on my list.

(Editor's note: At the time of publication and/or original publication of his posts and shows, Cramer owned Quanta Services, Cabot Oil & Gas and Goldman Sachs 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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