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Pops & Drops: Children's Place, China Mobile

Here are some moves you might have missed Thursday — Find out why shares of The Children's Place Retail Stores popped while China Mobile Limited dropped.

POPS (stocks that jumped higher)

Children's Place (PLCE) popped 7%: Shares of the children's apparel retailer rallied Thursday after the company reported that its second-quarter loss widened less than expected based on revenue gains.

"All about inventory management and less discounting in this space," said Brian Kelly, founder of Kanundrum Capital. "Looked pretty good."

Digital Globe (DGI) popped 2%: The earth imagery service provider's stock rose after it recieved an upgrade to 'buy' from Cannacord Genuity.

Joe Terranova, chief market strategist at Vitrus Investment Partners, said you could own DGI.

DROPS (stocks that slid lower)

China Mobile (CHL) dropped 3%: Even though the world's biggest mobile operator reported a 7% rise in second-quarter earnings, the company warned in a statement that it will face new challenges amid the already high mobile penetration rate.

"These guys beat, but their forecast for the fourth-quarter looked very dim," said Tim Seymour, founder of EmergingMoney.com.

1-800-Flowers.com (FLWS) dropped 17%: Shares of the online gift retailer fell after the company reported a surprise net loss of 2 cents during the fourth-quarter. The Carle Place, N.Y. retailer said it would no longer provide specific revenue and earnings-per-share forecasts.

The only reason to buy this stock is for short interest, said Guy Adami, managing director of Drakon Capital.

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Trader disclosures for Aug. 19, 2010:

Tim Seymour
Seymour owns (AAPL)
Seymour owns (BAC)
Seymour owns (F)
Seymour owns (INTC)
Seymour owns (MSFT)

Guy Adami
Adami owns (AGU)
Adami owns (BTU)
Adami owns (NUE)
Adami owns (C)
Adami owns (GS)
Adami owns (INTC)
Adami owns (MSFT)
Adami’s wife works at Merck

Brian Kelly
Accounts managed by Kanundrum Capital own (RIMM)
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Accounts managed by Kanundrum Capital own (GDXJ)
Accounts managed by Kanundrum Capital own (ANDE)
Accounts managed by Kanundrum Capital own U.S. Dollar
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Accounts managed by Kanundrum Capital is short (MCO)

Joe Terranova
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Terranova owns (NRG)
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Terranova owns (OXY)
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Terranova owns (PFE)
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Terranova owns (GS)
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Terranova is chief market strategist of Virtus Investment Partners, LTD.
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Peter Boockvar
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Brent Thill
The U.S. equity strategist, a member of his team, or one of their household members has a long common stock position in Microsoft Corp.

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