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As the Fed was meeting to consider cutting interest rates, it lost control of the very benchmark rate that it manages.Market Insiderread more
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China's economy has long relied on factors such high levels of investments and an expanding labor force for growth. Those growth drivers are running out of steam.China Economyread more
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New crash tests show the Tesla Model 3 and the Audi e-tron, are among the safest models out on the road. The results bolster the theory electric vehicles may be better...Autosread more
U.S. consumers and growth in sectors such as technology have offset declines in other American industries, says Tom Finke, chairman and CEO of investment management firm...US Economyread more
The FAA administrator's comments come on the eve of his visit to Boeing facilities outside Seattle. While there, he's scheduled to meet with Boeing executives and be briefed...Airlinesread more
The "Fast Money" traders shared their first moves for the market open.
Pete Najarian was a buyer of Nabors Industries.
Tim Seymour was a seller of NVIDIA.
Steve Grasso was a buyer of Royal Dutch Shell.
Guy Adami was a buyer of Anadarko Petroleum.
Trader disclosure: On October 5, 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, ATVI, BABA, BAC, BHI, BSX, CNX, COP, COTY, CRM, CS, CXW, DAL, DISH, ECA,EL, ETP, GS, GT, HAL, INTC, JBLU, JCP, JNPR, KBE, KGC, KMI, KO, LLY, LOW, M, MRO, MRVL, MUR, NAV, NBR, SBUX, SLV, TMUS, TTS, TV, TWTR, VRX, WFT. Puts: CLF, EEM, MBLY, WFC. Steve Grasso is long BA, CC, CHK, EVGN, KBH, MJNA, MON, MU, OLN, PFE, PHM, T, TWTR, GDX. Kids Own: EFA, EFG, EWJ, IJR, SPY NO SHORTS. Grasso's firm is long VIRT, DVN, LDP, WDR, AVP, CVX, FCX, ICE, KDUS, KO, MAT, MCD, MJNA, NE, NEM, OLN, OXY, RIG, STAG, TAXI, TEX, TITXF, URI, VALE, WDR, WYNN, ZNGA, CUBA, HSPO, ICE, AMZN, MJNA, TITXF, NXTD, SPY, QQQ, DIA, XLI, BGCP, VIRT, JCP, GE, AIR, FP. Tim Seymour is long ABX, 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. Guy Adami is long CELG, EXAS, GDX, INTC, Guy Adami's wife, Linda Snow, works at Merck.
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