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NEW YORK (
) -- In Thursday's "Fast Money Halftime Report," guest host Simon Hobbs kicked off the show by bringing up today's durable and jobless claims reports. Guy Adami said, "The economy isn't as rosy as people make it out to be, despite the positive durable goods and jobless claims reports that came out today. It was said on the show that the stock market has been "extremely light for the last three weeks."
Moving onto the topic of health care stocks, Adami said investors should sell
. Investors should have bought the stock when the rhetoric on United Health was negative. "Now it's the best for these guys ... time to pull the rip cord."
For a breakout of some stocks from a recent "Fast Money" TV show,check out Dan Fitzpatrick's "3 Stocks I Saw on TV."
3 Stocks I Saw onTV
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Jon Najarian said that
has a lot of money flowing into it and that people are betting on that continuing into 2010. But he still likes
better because the stock because he owns the stock. Najarian says to pay attention to
and Nordstrom numbers not just next Monday, but also the Monday after.
Najarian is worried about
( JAS). Right now it's at a 52-week high, but usually in a trough at this time.
Jim Iuorio likes
because it "represents risk aversion. It's a good company regardless of economic conditions."
, but this company has "gone too far."
Jeff Tomasulo of SMB Capital said tech stocks are good buys --
, Amazon and
-- "stick with the pattern until the pattern changes."
Adami pointed out that Apple right now is above the $208 level; but "honestly though, you want to be in the storage places." He mentioned,
Iuorio said, "Everything Apple puts, out my kids seem to love. Apple seems to be a place where I'd put my money."
With today's trade to go, Adami picked
, wrapping up Thursday's show.
-- Reported by Andrea Tse in New York
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