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The "Fast Money" traders gave their final trades of the day.
Pete Najarian is a buyer of Whole Foods Market (WFM).
Tim Seymour is a buyer of Delta (DAL).
Dan Nathan is a seller of the iShares Emerging Markets Index (EEM).
Guy Adami is a buyer of Salesforce (CRM).
Trader disclosure: On Wednesday, August 31 the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders:
PETE NAJARIAN is Long AAPL, BAC, BMY, DIS, DISCA, GE, KMI.A, KMI, KO, LUX, PEP, PFE, TGT, VIAB Long Calls: AAL, ABT, AKS, AMD, BAC, CIT, CNX, COP, CSCO, CRM, DAC, DISH, DVN, EGO, ETP, FSLR, FXI, GLD, GT, HALO, KGC, KO, LLY, MS, MT, MU, NEM, P, SBUX, SLV, SLW, SYMC, TGT, TMUS, TTS, TWTR, UA, VRX, XLE Puts: CLF, EEM, MBLY, MRO, PII, XOM
TIM SEYMOUR is long APC, AVP, BAC, BBRY, CLF, DAL, DO, DVYE, EDC, EWZ, F, FB, FCX, FXI, GM, GOOGL, GRMN, GE, INTC, LQD, M, MCD, MPEL, NKE, RACE, RAI, RH, RL, SINA, T, TWTR, UA, VALE, VZ, XOM. short: SPY, XRT; Tim's firm is long ABX, BABA, BIDU, CBD, CLF, EWZ, F, HD, KO, MCD, MPEL, NKE, PEP, PF, SAVE, SBUX, SINA, VALE, VIAB, WMT, WEN, YHOO, short HYG, IWM
DAN NATHAN is long TWTR, IWM long Sept put, long PYPL call calendar, XOP Sept put spread, BAC long Sept put, Long FEZ Nov put spread, long EEM Nov put spread, long FB Sept put spread
GUY ADAMI is long CELG, EXAS, GDX, INTC, Guy Adami's wife, Linda Snow, works at Merck.