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Why the best play here is gold: Trader

Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 5:51 PM ET
Q4 investment playbook
Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 5:00 PM ET
Dissecting the day's major business news, with the "Fast Money" traders; and with Q4 kicking off on Monday, how should investors strategize around DC gridlock, Fed uncertainty and earnings.

Gold prices have brighter days ahead, Brian Kelly of Brian Kelly Capital said Friday.

"The reason why I say that is I think you're going to have continued quantitative easing," he said. "You saw it happen in the gold market. The rhetoric is shifting here from the Federal Reserve. They are starting to focus more on inflation."

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On CNBC's "Fast Money," Kelly noted that consumer confidence had slipped to its lowest point in five months.

"So, I think going into the fourth quarter, the best play here is going to be gold," he said.

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EmergingMoney.com's Tim Seymour saw it differently.

"The trade for me is: You stay in the re-acceleration in some type of an industrial move," he said.

Seymour also pointed to positive economic data out of China, as well as the Bank of England's announcement that it would not provide additional financial stimulus.

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"This is a sign to me that real names that show real growth are places you can stay in this trade," he said.

One area that may have topped, he added, was Chinese internet names.

By CNBC's Bruno J. Navarro. Follow him on Twitter @Bruno_J_Navarro.

Trader disclosure: On Sept. 27, 2013, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders: Steve Grasso is long MSFT; Steve Grasso is long BA; Steve Grasso is long BAC; Steve Grasso is long GDX; Steve Grasso is long GOOG; Steve Grasso is long HPQ; Steve Grasso is long MHY; Steve Grasso is long LNG; Steve Grasso is long MJNA; Steve Grasso is long NVIV; Steve Grasso is long PFE; Steve Grasso is long QCOM; Steve Grasso is long S; Steve Grasso is long ASTM; Steve Grasso is long POT; Steve Grasso is long DECK; Steve Grasso is long DHI; Steve Grasso is long EEM; Steve Grasso is long TSLA; Guy Adami is long C; Guy Adami is long GS; Guy Adami is long INTC; Guy Adami is long MSFT; Guy Adami is long AGU; Guy Adami is long NUE; Guy Adami is long BTU; Guy Adami's wife, Linda Snow, works at Merck; Tim Seymour is long BAC; Tim Seymour is long INTC; Tim Seymour is long SBUX; Tim Seymour is long F; Brian Kelly is long treasury ; Brian Kelly is long natural gas.

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