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Pops & Drops: Green Mountain, Motorola...

Tuesday, 8 Dec 2009 | 6:46 PM ET

Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Green Mountain Coffee and Motorola popped while Gamestop and Deutsche Bank dropped.

POPS (stocks that jumped higher)

Green Mountain Coffee (GMCR) popped 4%. The company said it had entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Diedrich Coffee for $35 per share in cash, or about $209 million, marking the end of a bidding war with Peet’s Coffee & Tea. - I love this stock over Starbucks, says Joe Terranova. The 50-day moving average sits at $55.67. That’s the point of reference.

Stock Pops & Drops
The Fast Money traders take a look at todayâ??s biggest market movers.

Motorola (MOT) popped 6%. Bernstein started coverage of the stock at an 'outperform' citing valuation and possible break up next year. – And the new Droid has everybody excited, adds Pete Najarian.

FedEx (FDX) popped 3%. The company increased guidance by over 10% due to growth in international express markets including Asia and Latin America. – Interesting, says Tim Seymour.

Wellpoint (WLP) popped 2%. The managed care company bounced again after yesterday's Goldman Sachs upgrade.

DROPS (stocks that slid lower)

Gamestop (GME) dropped 3%. A UK video game seller reported weak sales ahead of Christmas. - Not good for Gamestop, says Karen Finerman.

3M (MMM) dropped 1%. The maker of Post-It notes closed lower after giving guidance below analysts' estimates for 2010.

Corning (GLW) dropped 3%. Davenport downgraded the tech name to 'neutral' from 'buy'.

Deutsche Bank (DB) dropped 3%. Investors fears this was among the Europe-based banks with the biggest exposure to Dubai and Greece.




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Trader disclosure: On Dec. 8th, 2009, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Seymour Owns (AAPL), (BAC), (GE), (INTC), (TIE); Najarian Owns (AAPL) Calls; Najarian Owns (BAC) Calls; Najarian Owns (C) Calls; Najarian Owns (GE) Calls; Najarian Owns (INTC), Is Short (INTC) Calls; Najarian Owns (TXN), (TXN) Call Spread; Finerman Owns (GOOG), (AAPL); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (RIG); Finerman's Firm Owns (BAC) Preferred, (BAC), (BAC) Call Spreads; Finerman Owns (BAC) Preferred, (BAC); Finerman's Firm Owns (CSCO), (MCD), (MSFT), (TGT), (WMT), (YUM); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (WFC) Preferred; Finerman's Firm Is Short (IWM), (SPY), (IJR), (MDY), (UNG), (USO)

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For Joe Terranova
Terranova Works For (VRTS)
Terranova Is Chief Market Strategist Of Virtus Investment Partners, Ltd.
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (CLB)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (DLR)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (EXR)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (IGE)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (XLY)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (DBV)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (UA)

For David Trone
Macquarie Capital (U.S.A.) Has Entered Into An Investment Banking Relationship With (BAC), (WFC) In Past 12 Months
Macquarie Capital (U.S.A.) Has Acted As Co-Manager In An Equity Offering By (BAC), (WFC) In Past 12 Months
Macquarie Capital (U.S.A.) Or Affiliate Has Received Investment Banking Compensation From (BAC), (WFC) In Last 12 Months

For Mark Mahaney
A Citigroup Global Markets Employee Owns (YHOO)
Citigroup Global Markets Employees Own (GOOG)
Citigroup Global Markets Or Affiliates Owns 1% Or More Of (YHOO), (AKAM), (NFLX), (PCLN)
Citigroup Global Markets Or Affiliates Expects To Receive/Seek Investment Banking Compensation From (EBAY) In Next Three Months
Citigroup Global Markets Or Affiliate Received Non-Investment Banking Compensation From (AMZN), (EBAY), (GOOG), (YHOO), (EXPE) In Past 12 Months
(EBAY) Is Or In Past 12 Months Was An Investment Banking Client Of Citigroup Global Markets
(AMZN), (EBAY), (GOOG), (YHOO), (EXPE) Are Or In Past 12 Months Were Clients Of Citigroup Global Markets (Non-Investment Banking, Securities-Related Services)
(AMZN), (EBAY), (GOOG), (YHOO), (EXPE) Are Or In Past 12 Months Were Clients Of Citigroup Global Markets (Non-Investment Banking, Non-Securities Related Services)
Citigroup Glboal Markets Is A Market Maker In (AMZN), (EBAY), (GOOG), (YHOO), (AKAM), (NFLX), (EXPE), (PCLN), OpenTable, Vistaprint NV
Citigroup Global Markets And/Or Affiliates Has A Significant Financial Interest

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