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Unusual Activity in Mining Catches Najarian’s Heat Seeker


Looking at the materials and mining names, Pete Najarian has spotted unusual action that he thinks you should know about.

Specifically, the Pit Boss suggests putting Hecla Mining on your radar due to strong call buying – the Jan 6 calls.

”This stock is up 6% on the day and I’m seeing extreme buying,” Najarian says. “And when I say extreme I’m talking institutional investors buying 50,000 calls in the first hour of trade. Be aware of that. It’s extremely active.”

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Trader disclosure: On Dec. 6, 2011, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders: Cortes is long Treasuries; Cortes is long TSN; Cortes is long K; Cortes is short AAPL; Cortes is short EUR; Cortes is short MXN; Cortes is short GBP; Cortes is short AUD; Cortes is short XRT vs. S&P long; Terranova is long EMC; Terranova is long SU; Terranova is long NCR; Terranova is long UPC; Terranova is long TRLG; Terranova is long VRTS; Terranova is long LQD; Terranova is long MUB; Terranova is long AXP; Terranova is long IBM; Terranova is long HES; Terranova is long CAT; Terranova is long SWN; Terranova is long CNI; Terranova is long DECK; Terranova is long SBUX;

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