Ford (F) popped 7%. After hours Ford said they were optimistic in their outlook for a deal with the UAW. – Guy Adami says if they get union concessions this is a $10 stock.
Beazer Homes (BZH) popped 25%. Already marked down 70% in the last year, the homebuilder had to bounce at some point. – Eric Bolling says use any housing rally to sell. He likes Public Storage (PSA) instead.
Warner Music (WMG) popped 21%. Speculation circulated the ailing record label might be taken private or buy back its shares. – Jeff Macke says get out.
Priceline.com (PCLN) popped 22%. Strong earnings kept this stock going where no stock has gone before. Don't bet against Shatner - Pete Najarian loves this stock.
BARRY BONDS HOME RUN BALL Baseball memorabilia experts have pegged the ball's value at $400,000 to $500,000. Eric Bolling says the ball will be worth $0 when A-Rod breaks the record!
DROPS: (stocks that slid lower)
Charming Shoppes (CHRS) dropped 13%. The owner of Lane Bryant and Fashion Bug stores cut its forecast on weak customer traffic. – Jeff Macke says be careful of specialty retail on Thursday.
Leap Wireless (LEAP) dropped 25%. The wireless phone company lost customers at more than twice the rate of its competitors. – Jeff Macke says stay away.
Lamar Advertising (LAMR) dropped 10%. Hurt by weaker demand from the real-estate industry, the billboard company predicted disappointing revenue. – Guy Adami says furniture companies and mortgage companies aren’t advertising on billboards anymore. Who knew?
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Trader disclosure: On Aug 8 2007, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders: Najarian Owns (GS), (MEDX),(NMX, (BMY); Bolling Owns (ICE), (NMX); Bolling Is Short (FXI) But Is Bullish Long-Term; CNBC Is A Service Of NBC Universal And Dow Jones