Updated from 9:28 a.m. ESTCNBC's "Fast Money" traders are fresh into the new year, with plenty of moneymaking ideas that will work in an up or down market. The traders found opportunity in everything from the election cycle to emerging markets. With gold trading at all-time highs, the crew discovered some possible takeover plays in the mining sector. Here are some highlights from over the past week as aggregated from CNBC's "Fast Money" TV show. Dennis Gartman Stock Picks: Strategic investor Dennis Gartman, author of The Gartman Letter, sees opportunity in a coming bear market. On Tuesday's "Fast Money," Gartman told viewers, "This is a real bear market. It probably got started about six months ago, and I think there's still a lot farther to go on the downside." Dennis Gartman Stock Picks included GLD and PBR among others. Fast Money's Online Display Advertising Stock Picks: JPMorgan recently predicted that online spending could reach $10 billion in 2009. On last Thursday's "Fast Money" show, Jon Najarian told viewers, "I think it's Yahoo! which stands to gain the most -- as much as 30% -- if ad spending picks up." Fast Money's Online Display Advertising Stock Picks included names like GOOG and YHOO among others. Fast Money's Gold Stock Picks: Gold recently hit a 28-year high, and the "Fast Money" traders know just how to play this trend. On last Thursday's "Fast Money" show, Tim Seymour told viewers, "Gold's move higher should mean more M&A activity for the miners, since gold is their currency." Fast Money's Gold Stock Picks included GFI and HMY among others.