'Fast Money' Portfolios of the Week

Updated from 10:03 a.m. EST

The CNBC "Fast Money" traders love a volatile downtrending market, and they know just how to play it. The crew recently presented viewers with tons of trading ideas, including plays market panic and stocks that have snapback potential from the vicious selloffs. Here are some highlights from the past week as aggregated from the TV show.

Fast Money's Value Plays Off Market Panic: The "Fast Money" traders don't panic when the market sells off big; they find opportunity. On Tuesday's "Fast Money" show, Pete Najarian told viewers, "Buy ConocoPhillips ( COP) on a dip to $68." Fast Money's Value Plays Off Market Panic include Crocs ( CROX) and Microsoft ( MSFT), among others.

Fast Money's Stocks With Snapback Potential: Savvy traders know that when markets are oversold, it's time to look for strong stocks with bounce potential. On Tuesday's "Fast Money" show, Carter Worth told viewers, "Avoid stocks with established downtrends and instead seek out strong stocks in well-defined uptrends that have sold off sharply and have snapback potential." Fast Money's Stocks With Snapback Potential include names like Apple ( AAPL) and Google ( GOOG), among others

Fast Money's Volatility Stock Plays: The "Fast Money" traders know how to play surging volatility in a downtrending market. On last Thursday's "Fast Money" show, Pete Najarian told viewers, "Take a look at online broker TD Ameritrade ( AMTD)." Fast Money's Volatility Stock Plays include Goldman Sachs ( GS), among others.

Fast Money's Trader Radar: "Fast Money" recently introduced a new feature called "Trader Radar." This segment looks for stocks with unusual volume that are lighting up screens across Wall Street. On last Friday's "Fast Money" show, Dylan Ratigan told viewers, " Under Armour ( UA) is on our trader radar. The stock was down about 20% Friday on more than 6 times the normal trading volume." Fast Money's Trader Radar includes Knight Capital ( NITE) and ValueClick ( VCLK), among others.

Fast Money's Foreign Growth Stock Plays: The "Fast Money" traders see opportunity in foreign growth stocks that could work if the U.S. enters a recession. On Tuesday's "Fast Money" show, Tim Seymour told viewers, "Despite the 5% and 10% declines seen around the world over the last few days, there could be opportunity in the BRIC name." Fast Money's Foreign Growth Stock Plays include iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index ( FXI) and Companhia Vale do Rio Doce ( RIO), among others.

Fast Money's Worst Company on Earth: Recently, the "Fast Money" traders offered up their nominations for the worst company on earth. On last Friday's "Fast Money" show Karen Finerman told viewers, "I pick Solarfun Power Holdings ( SOLF) for its lack of disclosure and questionable management." Check out Fast Money's Worst Company on Earth Picks for more names like Moody's ( MCO) and Motorola ( MOT).

Fast Money's Retail Stocks That Look Strong: Retail stocks have taken a beating since August, but the sector started to show some strength recently. On last Friday's "Fast Money" show, Karen Finerman told viewers, "The retail sector was oversold, that in the last two days while the market has moved lower retail has been rebounding." Check out Fast Money's Retail Stocks That Look Strong, which include Macy's ( M) and Wal-Mart ( WMT).

At the time of publication, Altucher 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; click here to send him an email.

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