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  • Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - answers to the key questions heading into the open.

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    Stocks surrendered earlier gains and fell modestly on Tuesday largely due to fresh worries that major banks may need to raise more money.

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    Stocks traded only modestly lower Tuesday, despite concerns that if major banks need to raise more money a financial hurricane may be brewing.

  • The futures are down again this morning with uncertainty of the impact that the swine flu will ultimately have.  So far, nearly 150 people have died in Mexico from the disease as it continues to spread around the world.  Here are some of the stocks that moved most as the story has developed.

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    Concerns that the recent outbreak of swine flu could reach pandemic proportions dragged down the Dow and S&P Monday with investors hammering airlines, hotels and more.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of eBay and General Motors popped while ConocoPhillips and Steel Dynamics dropped.

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    Are some stocks trading at fire sale prices? Esteemed investor Dennis Gartman reveals which stocks should be on your radar!

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    The number of job cuts continued to soar in February 2009, reflecting the worsening US recession.

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    More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. JPMorgan Chase and Chesapeake Energy were among the latest names on Thursday to announce job cuts.

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    Another round of layoffs was announced on Thursday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment. Delta Air Lines and Performance Food Group were among the latest names on Wednesday to announce job cuts.

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    Another round of layoffs was announced on Tuesday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Coach and Chico’s popped while Delta Air Lines and Big Lots dropped.

  • Stocks finished flat Tuesday, caught in the August crosswinds of a strong dollar and Hurricane Gustav. Oil rose more than $1 to settle at $116.27 a barrel.

  • Stocks struggled to remain above water Tuesday, caught in the crosswinds of a strong dollar and Hurricane Gustav.

  • Stocks swayed between positive and negative territory Tuesday, caught in the crossbreezes of a strong dollar and Hurricane Gustav.

  • U.S. stock index futures indicated a slightly higher open for Wall Street on Tuesday as the dollar strengthened.

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    We ran out of time during the broadcast, but in this web extra you’ll find all of Fast Money’s Fast & Furious plays for Tuesday.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of American Express and Sherwin-Williams popped while NYSE Euronext and Yahoo! dropped.

  • Corn

    The USDA now says the corn crop this year will be ten percent below last year's, thanks to the Noah-like rains in the Midwest. Inventories are expected to be at their lowest level since 1996!

  • Piglet

    These are not fat times in the pig biz. After three years of profitability, pig producers this year have been spending as much as $50 more to raise a pig than they can sell it for. There are just too many pigs.