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Web Extra: Two Surprising Areas of Weakness

Despite the overall gains in the market on Wednesday, the Fast traders spotted two surprising areas of weakness.

Apple

Apple is typically a bellwether for the tech heavy Nasdaq but the index closed slightly higher, while Apple ended in negative territory.

What should you make of it?

Jon Najarian believes the sell-off was tied to the DOJ decision to block AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile. However, he also says, "I’d be surprised if it pressures the stock much more."

Trader Stephen Weiss thinks the sell-off could be related to HP's move to sell more tablets at $99 despite plans to discontinue the gadget.

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The Ferts

Ferts generated another spot of weakness in Wednesday’s session with Potash and Agrium both dropping sharply.

What should you make of it?

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Trader disclosure: On August 31, 2011, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders;Seymour owns (AAPL); Seymour owns (BAC); Seymour owns (NBG); Adami Owns (AGU); Adami Owns (C); Adami Owns (GS); Adami Owns (INTC); Adami Owns (MSFT); Adami Owns (NUE); Adami Owns (BTU); Weiss Owns (AAPL); Weiss Owns (JPM); Weiss Owns (KO); Weiss Owns (NIHD); Weiss Owns (QCOM); Weiss Owns (VZ); Weiss Owns (TCK); Weiss Owns (FCX); Weiss Owns (TWM); Weiss Owns (SDS); Najarian is long (AAPL) call spreads; Najarian is long (AMT) call spreads; Najarian is long (DG) call spreads; Najarian is long (FDO) call spreads; Najarian is long (CLWR); Najarian is long (CCI) ; Najarian is long (CIGX)

Paul Hickey
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