The Mover: Honeywell (HON) popped 1 percent.
Trader Comment: “They had a very good earnings number,” said Zach Karabell. “They’ve reconfirmed the strength of this global industrial economy that I keep harping on that Caterpillar shows as well.”
The Mover: Illumina (ILMN) dropped 1 percent.
Trader Comment: “Roche confirmed that they’re going hostile, that it’s a $44.50 bid for a stock that’s trading over $52 a share ,” said Jon Najarian. “They’re playing a little game of chicken here to see exactly how much they can hold Roche’s feet to the fire to get this deal done at a higher price.”
The Mover: Altria (MO) dropped 2 percent.
Trader Comment: “Volume’s still under pressure. You want to look at the 100-day moving average. It’s just $27.84 in this name,” Steve Grasso said. “If you want to dabble here, you still get a humongous yield.”
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Trader disclosure: On Jan. 27, 2011, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders; Grasso owns ASTM; Grasso owns AVAV; Grasso owns BA; Grasso owns D; Grasso owns LIT; Grasso owns MHY; Grasso owns PFE; Grasso owns PRST; Grasso owns S; Grasso owns WFT; Grasso owns XLU; Karabell is long HON; Karabell is long CAT; Karabell is long QCOM; Karabell is long BIDU; Karabell is long VMU; Karabell is short JCP; Karabell is short XLF
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