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The "Fast Money" traders shared their first moves for August.
Tim Seymour was a buyer of the Guggenheim CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust.
Karen Finerman was a buyer of Rent-A-Center.
Steve Grasso was a buyer of the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund.
Guy Adami was a short-term buyer of Snap.
Trader disclosure: On July 31, 2017, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders: Tim Seymour is long AMZA, APC, BAC, C, CCJ, CLF, CSCO, DAL, DPZ, DVYE, EEM, EWM, FB, FXI, GM, GOOGL, INTC, LOW, MAT, MCD, MOS, MPEL, RACE, RAI, RH, RL, SBUX, SQ, T, TWTR, UA, UAL, VALE, VIAB, VOD, VRX. Tim is short IWM, XRT, SPY. Steve Grasso's firm is long stock AMD, AON, APC, CTL, CUBA, DIA, DVN, F, HES, HPQ, IBM, ICE, KDUS, M, MAT, MFIN, MJNA, NE, RIG, SPY, SNGX, SQBG, TIME, TITXF, UA, VEON, WDR, WHR, WPX, ZNGA. Grasso is long stock AAPL, BABA, CAR, EVGN, JCP, KBH, MJNA, PHM, SQ, T, TWTR, VRX. Grasso owns Callable Trigger contingent yield note linked to SPX RTY and MXEA. Grasso's kids own EFA, EFG, EWJ, IJR, SPY. NO SHORTS. Grasso sold MON, HTZ, CHK. Grasso's Firm sold CMG, SNAP, MSFT. Karen Finerman is long AAL, BAC, BAC short calls, Bitcoin and other digital currencies, C, DAL, EEM, EPI, EWW, DVYE, FB, FL, GLMP, GLNG, GM, GOGO, GOOG, GOOGL, JPM, LYV, KORS, KORS calls, KORS puts, MA, SEDG, SPY puts, TACO, WIFI, WFM. Her firm is long ANTM, BAC calls, C, C calls, FB, FL, FL call spreads, GOOG, GOOGL, GLNG, GMLP, JPM, JPM calls, KORS puts, LYV, PLCE, SPY puts, SPY put spreads, VRX, WIFI, UAL, her firm is short IWM, MDY, VRX calls. Guy Adami is long CELG, EXAS, GDX, INTC, Guy Adami's wife, Linda Snow, works at Merck.