3 Stocks I Saw on TV
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The markets ended with a thud Friday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average's eight-day winning streak was snapped. The Dow fell 37.19, or 0.35%, to 10,741.98, while the S&P 500 dropped 5.93, or 0.51%, to 1,159.90. The Nasdaq was down 16.87, or 0.71%, to 2,374.41. Guy Adami said on CNBC's "Fast Money" TV show that today's market decline was marked by declines in underforming names like Ford ( F) and Freeport McMoRan ( FCX). For a breakout of some stocks from a recent "Fast Money" TV show, check out Dan Fitzpatrick's "3 Stocks I Saw on TV."
Joe Terranova again stressed the importance of the next jobs report on April 2 on the market. He also said he was shorting Goldman Sachs ( GS) on the assumption that passage of the health care bill might increase the chances of passage of a bill to overhaul the financial regulatory system. Karen Finerman said today's market delay wasn't much of a correction after an eight-day rally. She also said she did not know how to read the health care vote, saying she didn't know whether it was good or bad. Terranova echoed that sentiment, saying he was uncertain whether he should get into hospital stocks today. Daniel Clifton, head of policy research for Strategas Research Partners, said he did not believe the bill will pass despite growing sentiment that it will. He said last-minute complications could delay the vote until Monday. > > Bull or Bear? Vote in Our Poll Among the winners and losers if the bill passes, Clifton said hospitals will benefit because of the increased coverage. He agreed with Najarian that Teva Pharamaceutical ( TEVA) and Mylan ( MYL) will benefit in the generic space, which he said will get more "volume out of the deal" and be in a "win-win" position. On the other hand, Clifton was worried about managed care stocks, saying it will take some time to determine how the health care overhaul will affect them. Melissa Lee, the moderator of the show, noted that Carl Icahn was making a bid for the remaining shares of Lions Gate Entertainment ( LGF). Finerman expressed doubts as to whether he can pull it off, but she said she still liked the company, with or without Icahn.
Lee shifted the discussion to a Wall Street Journal article about Apple's ( AAPL) difficulties in securing content partnerships for the iPad, which goes on sale in two weeks. Jim Goldman, a CNBC reporter, said the partnerships Apple is seeking are for content that is specifically designed for the iPod from such providers as studios and newspapers. Najarian said a good derivative play off the iPad launch is Akamai ( AKAM), which handles the delivery of content. Adami said Apple is fine if it can stay above $215. Lee said Palm ( PALM) has fallen 29% since its disappointing earnings. Terranova told investors not to be long in the stock. Najarian said the company is plagued by a cash burn, declining margins and execution problems. In the final trades, Terranova said to go long oil. Adami said he liked Medco ( MHS). And Finerman said she like CVS Caremark ( CVS). -- Written by David Tong in San Francisco To watch replays of Cramer's video segments, visit the Mad Money page on CNBC. "Check out "'Fast Money' Portfolios of the Week" on Stockpickr every Thursday. Follow TheStreet.com on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.