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The "Fast Money " traders shared their first moves for the market open.
Tim Seymour was a buyer of Lowe's.
Brian Kelly was a buyer of Altria.
Steve Grasso was a buyer of the Utilities ETF.
Guy Adami was a buyer of Target.
Trader disclosure: On December 18, 2018 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 ACBFF, AMZA, ACB, APC, APH, BABA, BAC, BIDU, BX, C, CCJ, CGC, CLF, CMG, CNTTF, CRON, CSCO, CWEB, CX, DAL, DIS, DPZ, DVYE, 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, 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. Brian Kelly is long AMD, CBOE, CME, GCAP, GS, HIVE, IBM, MCB, MSFT, MU, NVDA, OSTK, ORCL, RHT, SAP, SHG, SHOP, SIVB, SQ, STX, TSM, WU, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Cardano, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, EOS, STORM. Steve Grasso is long stock AAPL, BABA, BHC, CAR, CGC, CRON, EVGN, GE, JCP, LEN, MJNA, OSTK, PFE, RAD, SNAP, SQ, T, TWTR. Grasso owns Callable Trigger contingent yield note linked to SPX, RTY, and MXEA. Grasso's kids own EFA, EFG, EWJ, IJR, SPY, TUR. Grasso's firm is long stock APC, BGCP, COTY, CUBA, CXO, DVN, F, GE, GLD, GSK, HPQ, IAU, IBM, ICE, KHC, LEN, MAT, MSFT, MJNA, NE, NMRK, QCOM, QQQ, RIG, SNAP, SNGX, SPY, T, URI, WDR, WHR, ZNGA. Guy Adami is long CELG, EXAS, GDX, INTC. Guy Adami's wife, Linda Snow, works at Merck.