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The Word on Uranium, TD Ameritrade Etc.

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NYMEX GOES NUCLEAR:
The headline: Uranium To Begin Trading On New York Mercantile Exchange Next Month

The word: Eric Bolling says NYMEX will trade a contract on uranium which he predicts will attract an enormous number of investors. Eric reminds, that in the past he’s recommended buying Cameco (CCJ) and USEC (USU) as a way to play uranium

J&J'S GOOD MEDICINE:
The headline: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Shares Jump On Stronger-Than-Expected Earnings

The word: Guy Adami says the Pfizer acquisition is starting to kick in with JNJ’s world wide consumer sales up 48% year over year. Guy adds Boston Scientific (BSX) reports next week and warns investors to watch what they say about stents.

GETTING AHEAD OF EBAY:
The headline: eBay (EBAY) To Report 1st Quarter Earnings Tomorrow After The Bell

The word: Jeff Macke expects eBay to beat expectations and he’s watching to see how eBay will manage their expenses.



EXPRESS BENEFITS:
The headline : Shares of Express Scripts (ESRX), Jump After Credit Suisse Raises Price Target

The word: Tim Strazzini says the whole pharmaceutical benefits management space has seen tremendous runs. Medco Health (MHS) and Express Scripts (ESRX) are two stocks in the space Tim believes could go higher.

THE $700 CLUB:
The headline: Shares of Gold Are Trading Near The $700 Mark

The word: Eric Bolling says gold just keeps going and expects to see gold hit $1000 a ounce, “relatively soon.”

AMERITRADE GETS CRUSHED:
The headline: TD Ameritrade (AMTD) Shares Plunge After Online Brokerage Reports Profit Drop, Cuts Forecast

The word: Ameritrade Chief Executive Joe Moglia joins the guys for this conversation on the Fast Line.

Mr. Moglia explains AMTD had a one time asset sale and discounting that, they would be up 13% year over year.

Dylan asks what happened to the stock?

Mr Moglia says over the span of the last several weeks, there’s been a drop-off in TD Ameritrade’s client activity, and he thinks that’s tied to the stock market drop on February 27th.

Dylan asks where are we now?

Mr. Moglia says retail investors tend to lag behind the market, and he expects volume to increase within 6 weeks.

Symbol
Price
 
Change
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BGES
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APXG
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RIB.UN
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EBAY
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ESRX
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JNJ
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LEU
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Questions? Comments? fastmoney@cnbc.com

Trader disclosure:
On APR 17, 2007, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders. Strazzini Owns (CAH), (EWG), (IBM), (WMT), (YHOO) (USG); Bolling Owns (NMX), Gold, Silver, Corn, Bolling Is Short Soybeans