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The traders of CNBC's "Fast Money" make investing and trading look easy. The traders combine their years of experience to bring winning stock ideas to viewers on a nightly basis. Whether it's a bull or bear market, the crew has the knowledge to find the right market trends to profit from.

The gang recently highlighted trading ideas that play off global growth, Mexico and weddings. Here are some highlights from over the past week as aggregated from the show.

Fast Money's Stocks Warren Buffett Should Buy: What company could Warren Buffett buy next? The traders offered their ideas on what the Oracle of Omaha should acquire. On last Friday's "Fast Money" show, Jeff Macke told viewers, "I think he should buy Microsoft ( MSFT)." Fast Money's Stocks Warren Buffett Should Buy include Philip Morris ( PM) and Grupo Televisa ( TV) among others.

Fast Money's Global Growth Trades: Is it time to get back into the global growth trade after S&P upgraded Brazil's debt rating to investment grade? In another segment on last Friday's show, Tim Seymour told viewers, "The upgrade suggests to me that global growth remains robust." Fast Money's Global Growth Trades include Infosys ( INFY) and Central European Media Enterprises ( CETV) among others.

Fast Money's American Value Plays: Steve Cortes, founder of Veracruz Realtime Market Research, believes U.S. stocks might go from laggards to leaders as the dollar rebounds. On Monday's "Fast Money" show, Cortes told viewers, "After five years of underperformance, I think the Untied States has become a value asset." Fast Money's American Value Plays include UPS ( UPS) among others.

Fast Money's Stock Picks for Mexico: Mexican stocks are on the move with telecommunications and mining shares leading the way. In another segment on Monday's show, Tim Seymour told viewers: "I think conditions in Mexico are ideal for growth. Low interest rates combined with low inflation have created an environment where the housing and infrastructure sectors are experiencing fantastic business." Fast Money's Stock Picks for Mexico include Cemex ( CX) and Homex Development ( HXM) among others.

Fast Money's Housing Trades: Recently, hedge fund manager Cyril Moulle-Berteaux wrote a column in The Wall Street Journal that argued the housing market is bottoming. On Tuesday's show, Karen Finerman told viewers, "I think the market has priced in the housing crisis. It's probably OK to dip your toe in the water." Fast Money's Housing Trades include MDC ( MDC) and USG ( USG) among others.

Fast Money's Wedding Stock Trades: The wedding industry generates $70 billion annually, and the traders had some ideas on how to play it. On last Thursday's "Fast Money" show, Jeff Macke told viewers, "Steer clear of the wedding regulars such as Tiffany ( TIF)." Fast Money's Wedding Stock Trades include Costco ( COST) and Wal-Mart ( WMT) among others.

Fast Money's Trader Radar: In a segment called "Trader Radar," the crew highlights stocks with unusual volume that are lighting up screens across Wall Street. On Tuesday's "Fast Money" show, Dylan Ratigan told viewers: "On the trader radar tonight we're watching Scotts Miracle-Grow ( SMG). Shares of this fertilizer company were among the most active names on the NYSE today." For more names, check out Fast Money's Trader Radar.

Fast Money's New Russian President Trades: Dmitri Medvedev was just sworn in as Russia's new president, taking the reigns from Vladimir Putin. On Wednesday's "Fast Money" show Tim Seymour told viewers, "Right now, Russia is cheap. The cheapest of any emerging market, as far as I am concerned." Fast Money's New Russian President Trades include Vimpel-Communications ( VIP) and Market Vectors Russia ETF ( RSX) among others.

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; click here to send him an email.

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