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Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | 5:56 PM ET
Trade Update: Qualcomm
A look at where Qualcomm is going in the smartphone market.

Semi stocks hit new 52 week highs this week after Qualcomm announced a deal to acquire Atheros.

The move was largely seen as an attempt by Qualcomm to gain competitive position in mobile devices; a market that's expected to explode in 2011 with new tablet computers coming to market.

What should you make of the moves? Find out from Short Hills Capital’s Stephen Weiss, author of The Billion Dollar Mistake. Watch the video now.


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Trader disclosure: On January 6, 2010, following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders; Scaramucci and Skybridge Capital Own (AAPL); Scaramucci and Skybridge Capital Own (BAC); Scaramucci and Skybridge Capital Own (C); Scaramucci and Skybridge Capital Own (DELL); Scaramucci and Skybridge Capital Own (GS); Scaramucci and Skybridge Capital Own (JPM); Scaramucci and Skybridge Capital Own (MON); Scaramucci and Skybridge Capital Own (ARO); Weiss owns (UUP); Weiss owns (TBT); Weiss owns (VZ); Weiss owns (QCOM); Weiss owns (HPQ); Weiss owns (MEE); Weiss is short (GDX); Weiss is short (TCK); Terranova owns (GM); Terranova owns (C); Terranova owns (VRTS); Terranova owns (UPL); Terranova owns (PEP); Terranova owns (OXY); Terranova owns (GS); Terranova owns (LTD); Terranova owns (GLD) puts; Terranova owns (SLV) puts; Terranova owns (FCX) puts; 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 is short (XRT); Finerman's firm is long S&P puts; Finerman's firm is long Russell 2000 puts; Finerman owns (AAPL); Finerman owns (BAC); Finerman's firm owns (BBY); Finerman owns (BP); Finerman's firm owns (BP); Finerman's firm owns (GLW); Finerman's owns (GOOG); Finerman owns (HPQ); Finerman's firm owns (HPQ); Finerman's firm owns (IBM); Finerman owns (JPM) and (JPM) leaps; Finerman's firm owns (JPM) and (JPM) leaps; Finerman owns (MSFT); Finerman's firm owns (MSFT); Finerman's firm owns (WMT); Finerman's firm owns (PLCE)

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Accounts Managed by Kanundrum Capital Own (FCX)
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Accounts Managed by Kanundrum Capital Own (JPM)
Accounts Managed by Kanundrum Capital Own (MCP)
Accounts Managed by Kanundrum Capital Own (MON)
Accounts Managed by Kanundrum Capital Own (MS)
Accounts Managed by Kanundrum Capital Own (QCOM)
Accounts Managed by Kanundrum Capital Own (WFC)
Accounts Managed by Kanundrum Capital Are Long USD
Accounts Managed by Kanundrum Capital Own (TBT)
Accounts Managed by Kanundrum Capital Are Short The Euro
Accounts Managed by Kanundrum Capital Are Short The Yen

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Terranova is Chief Market Strategist of Virtus Investment Partners, LTD
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (ABAX)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (AMKR)
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Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (XLP)
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For Stephen Weiss SOT
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