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Olympic Sponsors Whose Stocks Have Gold Medal Potential

In only a few days the world will come together in London for the 2012 Olympic games.

And in celebration of the competition, CNBC's Fast Money is holding its own contest.

Each day this week, we’ll present what our pros think are the best investments in four categories related to the summer games.

And after the closing ceremonies, we’ll reveal the gold medal winners in each event.

We kicked off the competition on Monday with the best picks in the metals and mining space. On Tuesday we talked travel and leisure. Now we’re looking at sponsors.

Top sponsors of the 2012 Olympic games include Coca-Cola, Dow, McDonald’s, P&G, Visa and more.

But of all the sponsors, which takes the gold - stock market gold, that is?

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Trader Guy Adami: Long Glaxo

Adami, managing director of stockMONSTER.com, likes the stock for technicals. “It’s been making higher highs and higher lows.” That’s bullish.

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Trader Brian Kelly: Long GE

“This is a great way to play any kind of stimulus coming from anywhere in the world,” says Kelly, founder of Shelter Harbor Capital. “And it has a 3% dividend yield.”

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Trader Jon Najarian:Long BMW

DocJ has a penchant for the ultimate driving machine. “They make great cars,” he says. And he likes the stock as a currency play. “I believe the euro gets cheaper which is even better for this Germany-based auto maker.” Najarian is co-founder OptionMonster.com.

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Trader Mike Khow: Long Dow Chemical

If you’re bullish on the US economy Khouw thinks this is the way to play. “It’s levered to potential optimism and calls are cheap.” Khouw is managing director and head of equity derivatives CRT Capital.

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Trader Tim Seymour: Short Adidas

In the stock market, picking losers can be a winning proposition too. Seymour thinks commentary from Nike and Puma doesn’t bode well for Adidas, “especially their talk on Asia.” He goes on to say Adidas is a great company but all told, at current levels it’s too expensive. Tim Seymour is founder of EmergingMoney.com.

Posted by CNBC's Lee Brodie

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Trader disclosure: On July 25, 2012, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders; Tim Seymour is long BAC; Tim Seymour is long INTC; Tim Seymour is long SBUX; Tim Seymour is long MSFT; Tim Seymour is long CAT; Brian Kelly is long GLD; Brian Kelly is long XLU; Brian Kelly is long TLT; Brian Kelly is long INTC; Brian Kelly is long IBM; Brian Kelly is long T; Brian Kelly is long VZ; Brian Kelly is long CAT; Brian Kelly is long USG; Brian Kelly is long XHB; Jon Najarian is long AAPL; Jon Najarian is long JPM; Jon Najarian is long T; Jon Najarian is long V; Jon Najarian is long MA; Jon Najarian is long BA; Jon Najarian is long BRCM; Jon Najarian is long CME; Jon Najarian is long CBOE; Jon Najarian is long GLUU; Jon Najarian is long CIGX; Guy Adami is long C; Guy Adami is long GS; Guy Adami is long INTC; Guy Adami is long MSFT; Guy Adami is long NUE; Guy Adami is long BTU; Guy Adami is long AGU

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