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The "Fast Money" traders shared their first moves for the market open.
Pete Najarian was a buyer of Salesforce,
Tim Seymour was a buyer of Alphabet.
Dan Nathan was a seller of the SPDR S&P Retail ETF.
Guy Adami was a buyer of Netflix.
Trader disclosure: On October 4, 2016, 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, KMIA, KO, LUX, PEP, PFE CALLS: AAL, ABT, AMD, BABA, BAC, BHI, BSX, CNX, COP, CRM, CS, CXW, DAL, DISH, ECA,EL, ETP, GS, GT, HAL, INTC, JBLU, JCP, JNPR, KBE, KGC, KMI, KO, LOW, M, MRO, MRVL, MUR, NAV, NBR, SBUX, TMUS, TTS, TV, TWTR, VRX, WFT, SLV, ATVI. Puts: CLF, EEM, MBLY, WFC. Tim Seymour is long APC, AVP, BAC, BBRY, CLF, DO, DVYE, EDC, EWZ, F, FB, FCX, FXI, GM, GOOGL, GE, INTC, LQD,MCD, MUR, OIH, PG, RACE, RAI, RH, RL, SINA, T, TWTR, VALE, VZ, XOM. short: SPY, XRT; Tim's firm is long ABX, BABA, BIDU, CBD, CLF, EWZ, F, KO, MCD, MPEL, NKE, PEP, PF, SAVE, SBUX, SINA, VALE, VIAB, WMT, WEN, X, YHOO, short EWG, HYG, IWM. Dan Nathan is Long TWTR, long PYPL oct call, Long FEZ Nov put spread, long EEM Nov put spread, long XHB jan put spread, long XLK Jan put spread, long XLU Dec call spread. Guy Adami is long CELG, EXAS, GDX, INTC, Guy Adami's wife, Linda Snow, works at Merck.