Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of AT&T (T), NYSE Euronext (NYX) and Transocean (RIG)popped while FedEx (FDX) and Family Dollar (FDO) dropped.
POPS (stocks that jumped higher)
AT&T (T) popped 5%. Ma' bell received some help from Apple, after the iPhone price cut opened the door to more AT&T wireless customers. – Jeff Macke says stay long.
NYSE Euronext (NYX) popped 8%. A boom this week, as merger mania between exchanges picked up speed again thanks to new action from Dubai. – Karen Finerman tells the panel to get long NYX.
Transocean (RIG) popped 8%. As oil goes, so do oil services. Crude, cleared $80, and sent RIG and the rest higher. – Pete Najarian says the service sector is hot.
Oracle (ORCL) popped 10%. The software maker soared after a 25% jump in earnings for the company. – Jeff Macke likes this stock.
Estee Lauder (EL) popped 6%. The Chairwoman's "global growth" play exploded this week. – Karen Finerman loves this company.
Brocade Communications (BRCD) popped 5%. The data storage firm with gigabyte gained Friday following an analyst meeting. – Guy Adami says they can’t compete with Cisco.
Mac Sales. Apple is expected to sell 2.35 million iMacs and MacBooks this quarter, TheStreet.com has learned. A sales number that high would beat analysts' estimates by nearly 400,000 units! – Pete Najarian sees growth.
Blue Nile (NILE) popped 16%. Blue Nile ain't just a river in Egypt...It's a killer stock. Shares of the online diamond retailer continue to sparkle. – Jeff Macke says if you own it, take half off the table.
Sergey Brin And Larry Page. The Google founders joined the top 10 richest Americans List, according to Forbes. They’re tied for 5th place with $18.5 billion a piece.
POP & DROP: (stocks that moved higher and slid lower)
Nike (NKE) popped 3% at the open Friday, but dropped to close the week unchanged. The sports retailer, posted slam dunk earnings Thursday after the bell, with profits up 51%. But then shares hit a slump late Friday afternoon. – Pete Najarian says at the 52-week high investors wanted out.
Adobe (ADBE) popped 4% on Tuesday but then closed the week down 3%. The software designer of Photoshop and Acrobat got a pop early in the week after their stellar earnings, but shares deflated by Friday. – Pete Najarian says investors sold after earnings.
DROPS: (stocks that slid lower)
FedEx (FDX) dropped 5%. FedEx dropped the ball on earnings, as the CEO blamed the sluggish US housing market for the shipper's woes. – Guy Adami calls FDX serial sandbaggers.
Family Dollar (FDO) dropped 5%. Shares of the 99-cent store are dropping pennies left and right, after an analyst said competition from Dollar General would be too much. – Guy Adami thinks the stock is a buy into earnings.
Pool Corporation (POOL) dropped 14%. Pool Corporation took a dive after a soggy profit outlook was pegged to the housing downturn. – Jeff Macke says this company is all wet.
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Trader disclosure: On Sept. 21, 2007, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Macke Owns (DIS), (INTC); Najarian Is Short(GS); Finerman's Firm Owns S&P Puts; Finerman's Firm Owns Russell 2000 Puts; Finerman's Firm Owns (COP), (GE), (GCO), (NYX), (NMX), (USG), (LTD), (WMT); Fineram's Firm And Finerman Own (HD); NBC Universal Is The Parent Company Of CNBC