Dylan Ratigan started off
"Fast Money" show Monday with a discussion of how stocks are near new lows in the credit crisis.
Guy Adami said he thought the
Dow Jones Industrial Average
was going to trade above 9,000 today. "If the Dow closes below 7,800, we will see 6,000 next," he said. The Dow fell 223.73, or 2.6%, to 8273.58 at the close of trading on Monday.
Tim Seymour said there is no reason to act with so much policymaking hanging in the balance. He said, "Europe and Japan are in recession for the first time since World War II."
Pete Najarian pointed out that the financials haven't participated in any of the recent market runs. "The
Financial Select Sector SPDR
is at its 52-week lows," he said.
Karen Finerman warned viewers of more pain to come for the financials. As a result, she is short on
Vornado Realty Trust
Simon Property Group
Najarian noted the
iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate
is seeing massive put options activity.
Ratigan reported that the Senate Democratic leadership is proposing $25 billion in aid to bail out the auto sector. Seymour said this is just what the market doesn't want, when there is no volume and no buyers. Adami said shares of
will probably be worthless regardless of the outcome.
Ratigan asked the traders if there is an investment to be made in the oil complex.
Adami said there is no real money to be made in the commodity market. However, he said investors should look at
for a valuation play and a piggyback play off Warren Buffett's recent stake."
could have more downside if oil continues to plunge.
Ratigan mentioned that
beat earnings and traded up 4% in after hours trading.
Jon Najarian said he is watching
for a play on its earnings report.
The traders spoke with
Larry Kudlow about the new auto bailout plan and Barrack Obama's plans for the future.
Kudlow said he doesn't like the $25 billion bailout for General Motors. He said General Motors isn't competitive with
. He also said he prefers some type of pre-packaged bankruptcy."
Kudlow told viewers the market is disappointed that Obama hasn't announced the new Treasury secretary and whether he will raise taxes in 2009.
"People wanted to be reassured by a moderate to conservative Treasury appointee, and none was forth coming," he said.
Phil LeBeau joined the traders to discuss the proposed aid for the automakers. LeBeau said it's his understanding that the $25 billion is for the auto industry, not just GM.
He explained that under the plan, there will be no bonuses for executives making over $250,000 a year and the government wants assurances the automakers have a viable business plan for the future.
were among the most actively traded stocks on the
The traders talked about where the opportunity will be in the market when equity investors put money back to work.
Adami said the money will go back into a lot of the commodity stocks. He says "the problem is it won't go back tomorrow or next week, but will probably happen in January."
. Adami recommended
. Najarian selected
. And Finerman said likes
Rohm and Hass
This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.