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'Fast Money' Pops and Drops: Stay in Home Depot

The hardware chain looks like a better buy than some bouncing stocks.
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Here's what CNBC's "Fast Money" traders had to say about some of the market's biggest movers on their "Pops and Drops" segment Friday.



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popped 10% this week. Jeff Macke said the refiners' margins are going to improve, according to analysts. They're going to have to improve, he said, so get out of the refiners.


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was up 20%. Pete Najarian said the


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of China has a higher price-to-earnings ratio than Google. He said players in the search space should stick with Google.

Lehman Brothers


jumped 16%. Guy Adami said the CEO said the worst is over for the broker.

Fannie Mae


climbed 9%. Karen Finerman said that liquidity is returning to the financials. Fannie Mae went along for the ride, she said.

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Tyson Foods

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added 13%. Macke said that South Korea lifted its ban on U.S. mad cows. That works for Tyson, he said.


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gained 11%. Adami said the company saw increased demand for its Focus car. Things may be looking up for Ford, he said.


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tacked on 8%. Macke called the run a dead-cat bounce. Buy

Home Depot

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instead, he said.


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surged 4%. Adami said he'd rather own Home Depot.



jumped 10%. Finerman said she likes the name and her fund is long the stock.

Dollar Tree

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rocketed 7%. Macke said this play on the weak consumer works just fine.


Forest Labs


lost 10%. Najarian said the company's forecast is down because it's putting money into research and development. This news could be good for the long term, he said.

State Street

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dropped 13%. Finerman joked that the company didn't announce a big enough loss.


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was down 5%. Najarian said the casino stocks are going to continue to go lower. Wait a while to get long, he said.

Intuitive Surgical

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fell 13%. Najarian said the stock had a tough week. He said the company is having a little "hiccup" right now.