NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The broader market snapped its winning streak, closing in the red on Thursday.
"Fast Money" TV show, fading trends and strong trends fueled the discussion. Dan Nathan said he expects
to break down, citing a five-year low in the short interest. He added that he still likes
Karen Finerman said she really liked
, but it has become too overvalued at this point.
Jon Najarian thinks shipping stocks, such as
are overextended. He added that he still likes
Anthony Scaramucci also does not like Netflix at these levels but would still be a buyer of
announced that it filed for its much awaited IPO, with
as the lead underwriter. Dan Niles, CIO of Alpha One Capital Partners, was quick to remind everyone what happened with Facebook after its public debut.
He added that the company continues to grow revenue at a strong rate and also has a solid mobile advertising platform. The stock will certainly be in demand, but Niles said he wants to see what the valuation will be first.
will have some sort of role with the underwriting, although not as the lead underwriter.
Mike Khouw said there could be a lot potential in Twitter, unlike what he thought about Facebook. He added that Twitter is a legitimate news source and that it has a lot of promise.
Barbara Marcin, manager of the Gabelli Dividend Growth Fund, said she does not think money will come out of
and go into the Twitter IPO due to its different investor base. She added that if you don't include its cash, Apple is extremely cheap and multiple expansion will eventually come when the company releases new products.
Barney Harford, CEO of
, was a guest on the show and said the company's main focus is in the hotel part of the business and driving continued acceleration in hotel-unit volumes. He added the company's recent acquisitions are setting it up well for the future along with the push into mobile.
Najarian said he likes Orbitz Worldwide, but admitted that
was his favorite in the space.
It was announced that hedge fund manager Carl Icahn has sold the rest of his stake in
Hain Celestial Group
. Finerman said it would be interesting to see if his firm kept its two seats on the board.
, which has a roughly 14.4% stake in Twitter, moved sharply higher in the after-hours on the news of the potential IPO.
For their final trades, Scaramucci was a buyer of Facebook, Najarian said to buy
based on unusual options activity and Nathan said to short
. Khouw said he was a buyer of long-dated calls in
and Finerman said if traders are going to stay long, they should buy some puts on the
SPDR S&P 500 fund ETF
as downside protection.
-- Written by Bret Kenwell in Petoskey, Mich.
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