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"Fast Money" traders make every effort to offer viewers tomorrow's best trading ideas in advance. The gang works hard to give investors the investment perspectives of Wall Street pros.
The crew recently found opportunity in solar stocks, beauty stocks and stocks that work when inflation is rising. Here are some highlights from over the past week as aggregated from the show.
: Inflation data came in hotter than expected Wednesday and the "Fast Money" traders responded quickly with some trading ideas. On Wednesday's "Fast Money" show, Tim Seymour told viewers, "I like grains as an inflation trade. Think about
Archer Daniels Midland
as a play on food prices that will likely go up."
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: Solar stocks were the focus of a new "Fast Money" segment called "Commander Planet." On last Thursday's "Fast Money" show, Pete Najarian told viewers, "Check out
because they've made acquisitions to become the main provider of solar in the world."
: Demand for aerospace and defense products are soaring as airlines and governments build up their fleets around the globe. On Tuesday's "Fast Money" show, Karen Finerman told viewers, "I think we are early in the demand cycle for aerospace and defense."
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: With oil prices likely to maintain prices above $80 for the foreseeable future and setting new records, the "Fast Money" traders found opportunity in playing wind stocks. On last Wednesday's "Fast Money" show, Pete Najarian told viewers, "With the price of coal, oil and natural gas increasing and the price of wind power dropping, this alternative energy is experiencing hurricane-force demand."
: The Big Telecom players are getting ready to battle it out with a price war. The "Fast Money" traders debated which telecom firm could rise to victory if the price war materializes. On Wednesday's "Fast Money" show, Tim Seymour told viewers, "
should get the job done for the merging markets wireless trade."
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: "Trader Radar" is a segment of the show that features stocks with unusual volume that are lighting up screens across Wall Street. On Tuesday's "Fast Money" show Dylan Ratigan told viewers, "
is on the Fast Money trader radar. The accessories maker traded double its average daily volume Tuesday."
: Karen Finerman celebrated Valentine's Day by highlighting some beauty stocks that could take the ugly out of an investor's portfolio. On last Thursday's "Fast Money" show Finerman told viewers, "I think the maker of Botox was excessively penalized by last week's negative news." Check out
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