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The traders of CNBC's "Fast Money" haven't missed a step during this crazy bear market. When the crew isn't recommending that investors avoid the stock market, it's been finding those select opportunities that the investment community has simply watched go by. The gang has advised viewers to use the increased volatility in the market to their advantage. The crew knows that the massive volatility has created some historic dislocations in asset prices that investors can capitalize on.

The traders have been exercising calm in this market because they know that's the best way to find the golden opportunities. Don't let the crazy gyrations in the market scare you. Tune into the show and listen to what the professionals have to say.

The gang recently highlighted trading ideas that play off hedge fund liquidations, such as Research In Motion ( RIMM); charts that show capitulation, such as AK Steel ( AKS); and nine bank stocks, including Goldman Sachs ( GS). Here are some highlights from over the past week as aggregated from the show.

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At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund was long AKS and RIMM, 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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