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Fast Money Madness – Who Will Make The Elite 8

Somebody’s got to go. Find out who’s packing their bags and heading home in the Fast Money Madness tournament. In this round the traders slug it out in the Tech & Telecom and Health & Home sectors.


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Health & Home

Despite being the maker of Bounty paper towels, Procter and Gamble wasn’t the quicker picker upper in this match-up and Johnson & Johnson advanced.

The addictive quality of cigarettes triumphed over the Mouse House; Altria smoked Disney because the traders expect sales could suffer at Disney as consumer spending slows.

Tech & Telecom

Mister Softee knows how to play hardball. Microsoft pummeled Hewlett-Packard as the traders feared the printer business could weaken.

Apple played a tasty game and easily took out Google with all 4 traders preferring the company that Steve Jobs built.

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> Find out about the Correction in the AT&T vs. Google match-up

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Trader disclosure: On Apr.1, 2008, 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), (YHOO), (MSFT), (INTC); Najarian Owns (AAPL), (CSCO), (MSFT), (YHOO), (ORCL); Najarian Owns (AA) Calls, (BSC) Calls, (CCU) Calls; Najarian Owns (LEH) Puts, (MER) Puts; Najarian Is Long (XLF) And (XLF) Puts: Finerman Owns (GS); Finerman's Firm Owns (JCP), (MO), (MSFT), (VLO), (YHOO), (PM), (TIP):Finerman's Firm Is Short (IYR), (IJR), (MDY), (SPY), (IWM), (GLD)