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The "Fast Money " traders shared their first moves for the market open.
Pete Najarian was a buyer of Merck.
Tim Seymour was a buyer of Boeing.
Dan Nathan was a buyer of Disney.
Guy Adami was a buyer of Twitter.
Trader disclosure: On December 5, 2018 the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders: Guy Adami is long CELG, EXAS, GDX, INTC. Guy Adami's wife, Linda Snow, works at Merck. Tim Seymour is long ACBFF, AMZA, ACB, APC, APH, BABA, BAC, BIDU, BX, C, CCJ, CGC, CLF, CMG, CNTTF, CRON, CSCO, CWEB, CX, DAL, DIS, DPZ, DVYE, EA, EEM, EUFN, EWM, FB, FXI, GE, GILD, GM, GOOGL, GTII, GWPH, HAL, HK.APH, HYYDF, INTC, ITHUF, JD, KHRNF, KSHB, LEAF, MAT, MCD, MJNE, MO, MOS, MPEL, MPX, MRMD, NKE, OGI, ORGMF, OTC, PAK, PHM, PYPL, RH, RL, SBUX, SQ, STZ, T, TER, TIF, TGOD, TRSSF, TRST, TWTR, UA, UAL, VALE, VIAB, VOD, X, XLE, XRT, YNDX, 700. Tim is on the advisory board of Tikun Olam, TGOD, CCTV, and MJ Holdings. Tim is short IWM, RACE, SPY. Tim's firm is long CGC, HEXO, TLRY, CRON, APH. Dan Nathan is long QQQ Dec put spread. Long XLF Dec put spread. Long BOX Jan call. Long INTC Jan call spread. Pete is long calls ACWC, ARNC, BX, CAKE, CL, DVN, ECA, EEM, EWZ, KNX, MDR, OIM, PG, PYPL, SPY, WWE, XLF. Pete Najarian is long stock AAPL, ABBV, AMP, BAC, C, CAT, CVS, CVX, DIS, DVA, EBAY, FB, FUL, GM, HLT, IBM, INTC, JPM, KMI, KO, LOW, LVS, MRK, MSFT, MU, NSC, PEP, PFE, PII, RF, STZ, TEX, TGT, UPS, UPWK, USB, XOM. Pete is long GE, XOP puts.