AIG (AIG) popped 1%. The former Chairman and CEO of the insurance giant said he was looking to re-shuffle management and was exploring "strategic alternatives." Karen Finerman says it was a mediocre pop on a mediocre move.
Marvel Entertainment (MVL) popped 16%. Spidey saved the day for Marvel shareholders. Booming sales of "Spiderman 3" merchandise tripling the comic book company's profits. – Jeff Macke likes MVL.
Ballard Power Systems (BLDP) popped 12%. The Canadian fuel-cell company exploded higher after word that they were in talks with Daimler & Ford to sell their automotive assets. – Pete Najarian thinks this company is “in the right place at the right time.”
Mattel (MAT) popped 4%. Barron's said the world's biggest toy company, recently at a 52-week low, might be ready to rebound from the toy recalls. – Jeff Macke likes Hasbro, more.
WellCare (WCG) popped 22%. The health insurer who's shares were murdered amid an FBI investigation last month, was brought back to life after they posted at 67% increase and profits and one analyst said the impact of the probe would be limited. – Karen Finerman says, “Stay away!”
SYSCO (SYY) popped 2%. The food distributor posted a 16% pop in profits. Guy Adami likes the company but wait for a pullback.
DROPS: (stocks that slid lower)
Home Depot (HD) & Lowe's (LOW) dropped 2% and 3%. Deutsche Bank took down the two home improvement retailers with a pair of downgrades.
Herbalife (HLF) dropped 11%. The maker of nutritional supplements fell after a fraud watchdog group accused the company's distributors of using a banned business model to sell more of its products in China. – Pete Najarian says if they’re cheating, they should be penalized.
Burger King (BKC) dropped 4%. Although profits were up on sales of late night and breakfast menu items, a private equity group that owns 58% of BKC said they were selling 23 million shares.- Jeff Macke says it will take a while to digest the sale.
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Trader disclosure: On Nov. 5, 2007, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Macke Owns (ATVI), (YHOO), (DIS), (HAS); Najarian Owns (CY); Najarian Owns (BIDU) Options, (C) Options, (GOOG) Options, (GS) Options, (VMW) Options, (WIND) Options,Najarian Owns (YHOO) Options; Finerman Owns (ASD); Finerman's Firm Owns (GE), (MO), (TWX), (TYC), (CMVT), (YHOO); Finerman's Firm Is Short (MDY), (IJR), (MER); Finerman's Firm Owns (CROX) Calls; Finerman's Firm Owns (MSFT) Options; Finerman's Firm Owns Russell 2000 Puts; Finerman's Firm Owns S&P 500 Puts; Fienrman's Firm Owns (C) Options, Finerman Owns (C); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (GS), (HD), (KFT); Finerman's Firm Is Short (LEH) And Owns (LEH) Puts; NBC Universal Is The Parent Company Of CNBC; GE Is The Parent Company Of CNBC