Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Manpower (MAN), Nokia (NOK) and CSX Corp (CSX) popped while Cablevision (CVC) dropped.
POPS (stocks that jumped higher)
Manpower (MAN) popped 7%. The employment services provider handily beat analyst expectations for profits, getting help from a weaker dollar. – Guy Adami thinks Manpower looks cheap at these levels.
Nokia (NOK) popped 4%. Shares climbed ahead of the mobile device maker's earnings Thursday. – Pete Najarian likes this stock.
Coach (COH) popped 3%. The luxury handbag maker got a pop. – Karen Finerman thinks there’s some value in retail.
CSX Corp (CSX) popped 6%. Shares of "Chessie" were chugging higher after 3rd quarter earnings beat expectations; the company also indicated it might bend to pressure from TCI Fund Management to shake up the C-suite structure of the railroad firm. – Guy Adami likes this stock.
NVIDIA (NVDA) popped 8%. A positive outlook from fellow chip maker Intel sent this graphics card maker higher. – Jeff Macke recommends riding this stock.
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DROP (stocks that slid lower)
Cablevision (CVC) dropped 3%. The Dolan's $10 Billion offer to take Cablevision private was all but rejected after the company's biggest institutional investor, Clearbridge Partners, said it would vote against the deal.- Pete Najarian expects the stock to drop, further.
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Trader disclosure: On Oct 17, 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), (SWY); Najarian Owns (C), (GOOG); Najarian Owns (CY) Options, (ETFC) Options, (EBAY) Options, (FXI) Options; Finerman Owns (C), (GS); Finerman's Firm Owns (BIIB), (WMT), (TGT), (MO), (CTX), (COP), (LTD), (MSFT); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (HD), (ASD); Finerman's Firm Owns S&P 500 Index Puts; Finerman's Firm Owns Russell 2000 Puts; Tim Seymour Disclosure: Seygem Asset Management Owns (INFY)