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Your First Move For Tuesday November 2nd

Here’s our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow’s best trades, right now.

Joe Terranova suggests longTarget .

Steve Cortes is a seller of nat gas.


Karen Finerman recommends long St Jude .

Steve Grasso thinks Peabody is a buy with $52 as a stop.


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CALL OF THE DAY: HALLIBURTON

With the cement used by Halliburton jumping to the forefront of an investigation into the Gulf explosion, why did Oppenheimer just upgrade the stock?

Specifically analyst Scott Burk upgraded HAL to "Outperform" from "Perform" with a $42 price target, an increase of about 30% from where the stock is currently trading.

But, if anything Halliburton seems to be facing more headline risk – not less.

On Monday U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier ordered a probe into the cement and on Thursday, the President's oil spill commission suggested the company knew cement used to seal the bottom of the Macando well wasn't stable, but went ahead anyway

Why the upgrade?

Certainly there's a small chance that the firm will be found grossly negligent in performing it's job on the Macando well," admits Burk in a live interview.

"But we looked through the contract Halliburton had with BP and they're indemnified against any damages even if they were negligent in performing their duties.

That's not to say the company isn't going to face litigation - it's just that Burk thinks it's priced in.

"We think they're going to have lawsuits in the hundreds of millions of dollars but they're not responsible for the environment...they're very protected."





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Trader disclosure: On Nov 1, 2010, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Terranova owns (APA), (AAPL), (AXP), (C), (GOOG), (GS), (FCX), (IBM), (NOV), (ORCL), (PCP), (PEP), (PFE), (UPL), (VRTS), (XBI); Cortes is short (AAPL); Cortes owns (GOOG); Cortes is short (RSX); Cortes is long S&P 500; Cortes owns (K); Cortes owns (TSN); Cortes is short Euros; Cortes is short crude oil; Cortes is short gold; Cortes owns U.S. Treasuries; Grasso owns (ASTM), (BA), (BAC), (C), (CSCO), (JPM), (LPX), (MO), (MOT), (NDAQ), (PFE), (PRST); Finerman owns (AAPL); Fienrman’s Firm owns (APC); Finerman & Finerman’s Firm owns (BAC); Finerman & Finerman’s Firm owns (JPM); Finerman’s Firm owns (MSFT); Finerman's firm is short (IJR); Finerman's firm is short (MDY); Finerman's firm is short (SPY); Finerman's firm is short (IWM); Finerman’s firm owns S&P 500 puts; Finerman’s firm owns Russell 2000 puts; Weiss owns (UPS); Weiss owns (JWN); Weiss owns (HK); Weiss owns (DVN); Weiss owns (CSX); Weiss owns (COP)


For Joe Terranova
Terranova is chief market strategist of Virtus Investment Partners, LTD.
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For Steve Grasso:
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (COG)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (CUBA)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (GERN)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (HSPO)
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Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (MGM)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (NWS.A)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (NYX)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (OPEN)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (PDE)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (PFE)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (PRST)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (RDC)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (TLM)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (XRX)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners own (SDS)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners are short (QQQQ)
Stuart Frankel & Co and it’s partners are short (MCD)

For Brian Kelly
Accounts managed by Kanundrum Capital own (POT)
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Accounts managed by Kanundrum Capital own (HD)
Accounts managed by Kanundrum Capital own (AWI)
Accounts managed by Kanundrum Capital own Euros
Accounts managed by Kanundrum Capital are short Japanese Yen

For Ed Mills
***No Disclosures***

For Scott Burk
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For Mike Khouw
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