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The traders of
"Fast Money" work to offer viewers the right information needed to attack the markets with confidence on a daily basis. The crew looks for news that can lead to a profitable trend for a specific stock or an entire sector.
The gang recently highlighted trading ideas that play off robotic surgery and falling oil prices. Here are some highlights from over the past week as aggregated from the show.
: The future could hold some big advances for the energy sector. On
, Guy Adami told viewers: "Check out
. They manufacture the composites to make the blades on the wind turbines longer."
: A major earthquake hit China this week, and on
, Tim Seymour told viewers: "The quake posed another challenge to a government already grappling with discontent over high inflation, as well as trying to prepare for the Beijing Olympics this August. If you want to play China, be selective. I recommend the Internet plays."
: The traders also spoke on Monday's show with John Roque, a technical analyst at Natexis Bleichroeder, on what he would trade if the oil run ends. Roque told viewers: "Although many investors recommend moving to early-cycle stocks, I don't think that's the right way to play it. I recommend sticking with leadership groups, which are commodities."
: The weak dollar is penalizing some great American companies. On
, Zachary Karabell, president of River Two Research told viewers: "I like undervalued U.S. companies that are trading underneath the market and are generating growth from outside the U.S."
: Robots are being used more than ever in the medical field for surgery. On Monday's "Fast Money" show, Pete Najarian told viewers: "Doctors are clamoring to get their hands on
da Vinci surgical systems."
: Is the options action in the defense stocks suggesting these stocks could make some big moves higher? On
, Jon Najarian told viewers that
trades with a price-to-earnings ratio of 10 and traders were buying upside calls in the name above 52-week highs.
: 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
. Shares of this bank were among the most active names on the
today. Check out
, which also includes
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