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Your First Move for Friday, Sept. 14

Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 6:55 PM ET

Wall Street roared to finish at multi-year highs Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced plans for another round of quantitative easing to prop up the sluggish economy.

So how are the "Fast Money" traders positioning themselves for Friday?

Options trader Mike Khouw recommends buying Nov. 75 call options of aerospace giant Boeing.

Fast Money Final Trade
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

(Related: Pros Reveal Top Trades Following Fed Action.)

Tim Seymour, a hedge fund manager and founder of EmergingMoney.com, is watching BHP Billiton. If shares of the metals and minerals miner can push past the $70.50 level, he plans to get long the stock.

To Brian Kelly of Shelter Harbor Capital, it appears as though Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke wants to help stimulate the U.S. housing market. If that's the case, Kelly likes toolmaker Stanley Black & Decker.

Meanwhile, trader Karen Finerman is watching rising oil prices.

"What's good for oil is good for Pacific Drilling," said Finerman, president of Metropolitan Capital Advisors.

Finally, trader Keith McCullough of Hedgeye Risk Management recommends shorting machinery maker Caterpillar.

Read on for the Top Secrets of Pro Traders
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Halftime Report

  • Jay Yarow, The Business Insider, and Steve Milunovich, UBS, discuss whether Tim Cook is to blame for Apple's drop in growth. I think it's pretty clear they missed the big phone market and overestimated the success of the plastic 5C phone, says Milunovich.

  • CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Bill Ackman's stake in Allergan. Javers says this is a classic case of insider trading that is not against the rules.

  • FMHR trader Josh Brown thinks Dunkin' Brands looks fantastic technically, while Mike Murphy says investors are questioning the company's massive expansion plans.