Despite a choppy trading session on Thursday, U.S. stocks were able to finish near session highs with the major indices ending in the green.
The "Fast Money" traders, though, were watching five names in particular:
Alpha Natural Resources : As the price of coal continues to climb, shares of Alpha Natural Resources are also pushing higher. Anthony Scaramucci of SkyBridge Capital thinks coal prices will remain resilient. He likes the Abingdon, Va.-based company's stock and remains a buyer of ANR.
WebMD Health : Billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Thursday increased his position in this Internet company's stock. Metropolitan Capital president Karen Finerman isn't following him into WBMD, though.
CVS Caremark : The pharmacy services company on Thursday reported its third-quarter profit rose by 7 percent. Finerman has long liked CVS and remains a buyer.
Canadian Natural Resources : This is the name to own, trader Joe Terranova said. The oil and gas company on Thursday reported strong earnings results. He also likes oil plays Hess and Suncor , as well.
Netflix : Although the Internet company's stock pushed higher Thursday, Stephen Weiss of Short Hills Capital still isn't interested. He thinks it's business model is "broken."
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Trader disclosures for Nov. 3, 2011: TIM SEYMOUR: Seymour is long AAPL; Seymour is long BAC; Seymour is long INTC. ANTHONY SCARAMUCCI: Scaramucci is long AAPL; Scaramucci is long GOOG; Scaramucci is long WFC; Scaramucci is long GS. KAREN FINERMAN: Finerman owns SPY. JOE TERRANOVA: Terranova is long CAT; Terranova is long CVI; Terranova is long VRTS; Terranova is long APC; Terranova is long F; Terranova is long EMC; Terranova is long AAPL; Terranova is long IBM; Terranova is long JOYG; Terranova is long LULU. STEVE WEISS: Weiss owns EURO; Weiss owns RIG; Weiss owns QCOM; Weiss owns COP; Weiss owns POT; Weiss owns MOS; Weiss owns CSX; Weiss owns KO; Weiss owns VZ; Weiss owns AKAM; Weiss owns BRCM; Weiss owns RIMM; Weiss owns HPQ.
Finerman’s firm owns MDY
Finerman’s firm owns SPY
CNBC.com with wires