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10 stocks to buy in March after strong February

As strong February trading drew to a close, CNBC "Fast Money" traders looked ahead to March's market conditions.

The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all climbed more than 5 percent in February. Though markets could continue to threaten records in March, traders saw growth potential in some stocks.

Apple: The tech behemoth climbed in February, breaking American market cap records in the process. Investors should grab the stock on signs of weakness, trader Steve Grasso said.

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Coca-Cola: The beverage maker has climbed more than 3 percent in the last five days. Trader Guy Adami believes it will take the momentum into March.

General Motors: The automaker is a sluggish big name that could hold upside, trader Tim Seymour said. It closed slightly lower on Friday.

Google: The stock would be a good buy if it falls to "bargain basement prices," Grasso said.

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HDFC Bank: When looking at how to play India, banks caught Seymour's eye. U.S.-traded shares in the Indian bank have climbed 84 percent in the last year.

ICICI Bank: Seymour chose ICICI as another Indian bank play. U.S.-traded shares have jumped 65 percent in the last year.

iShares Russell 2000 ETF: Exchange-traded funds will prove the safest play in March, said trader Brian Kelly. He looked to the small-cap fund, which closed Friday about a half a percent lower.

Keurig Green Mountain: The maker of single-serve drink components slipped after reporting disappointing earnings earlier this month. Adami believes it has already "shown its hand." Shares jumped more than 2 percent on Friday.

McDonald's: Though it closed slightly lower on Friday, the embattled fast food giant gained traction in late February trading. Seymour said it is moving on "expected" corporate changes, but he believes it has room to rally.

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Southern: Utilities look appealing, while energy could make a good short, Grasso said. He said he will stay long in the electric utilities company.

Disclosures:

Tim Seymour

Tim Seymour is long AAPL, T, BAC, C, DIS, F, GE, GM, GOOGL, INTC, FXI, JCP and SUNE. Tim's firm is long BABA, AVP, BIDU, KO, IBN, MCD, NKE, NOK, SBUX and TTM.

Steve Grasso

Steve Grasso is long AAPL, BA, CLVS, EVGN, FB, GDX, GOOGL, IMMR, KBH, KDUS, MHY, MJNA, NVIV, PFE, POT, SO, T, TMUS, TWTR and YHOO. His kids are long EFA, EFG, EWJ, IJR and SPY. His firm and some of its partners are long AER, AMD, AMZN, CUBA, FCX, FNMA, HSPO, IBM, ICE, KDUS, KO, MAT, MCD, MJNA, NE, NEM, OXY, RIG, SALT, STAG, TAXI, TITXF, TSE, USO, VALE and ZNGA.

Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly is long BTC=, U.S. dollar, GLD, CTRL calls, HYG puts, BBRY, BBRY call spreads and TLT. He is short EWA, EWG, EWQ, EWZ, EWW, JJC, Australian dollar, British pound, Canadian dollar, euro, yen and yuan.

Guy Adami

Guy Adami is long CELG, EXAS and INTC. Guy Adami's wife, Linda Snow, works at Merck.