U.S. Steel (X) popped 5%. Why did steel hold up in a down tape? – Guy Adami explains that inventories are at decade low. He likes this stock.
Scorpions! A huge fossilized claw of an 8-foot tall sea scorpion was discovered by European researchers. The 390-million-year-old specimen was found in a German quarry, the journal Biology Letters reports.
Thanksgiving travelers. A record 38.7 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more this holiday.
DROPS: (stocks that slid lower)
Tesoro (TSO) dropped 3%. Tesoro’s board said it was "neutral" on Kirk Kerkorian's effort to raise his stake. They also established a poison pill scenario by way of a takeover premium. – Karen Finerman can’t understand the drop.
AIG (AIG) dropped 6%. Write down concerns from Lehman reared their ugly heads and took down the insurer. – Guy Adami thinks AIG is a buy at $50.
Circuit City (CC) dropped 6%. A JP Morgan analyst downgraded the electronics retailer, citing economic concerns and operations problems. – Jeff Macke says it’s the worst company on earth.
Jamba Juice (JMBA) dropped 30%. Jamba got squeezed, as profits failed to impress the Street. – The only think it has going for it -- not a lot of debt, says Karen Finerman.
Although we didn’t get to the stocks mentioned below on the TV show, we thought you still might be interested in reading about them.
Intel (INTC) dropped 4%. The whole chip sector slipped, and Intel went down with it.
Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) dropped 5%. The volatile emerging markets got slammed all this week - Wednesday was no different.
The Buckle, Inc. (BKE) dropped 11%. The clothing chain was taken down after earnings trailed Street estimates.
Trina Solar Drops 24% (TSL) dropped 23%. This Chinese solar name was scorched after its earnings per share fell well short of estimates.
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Trader disclosure: On Nov. 21, 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 (YHOO), (INTC); Najarian Owns (COP) Options, (GOOG) Options, (TIBX) Options, (YHOO) Options; Finerman's Firm Owns (LTD), (TSO); Finerman's Firm Is Short (SPY), (IJR), (IYR), (MDY), (IWM), (LEH); Finerman's Firm Owns Russell 2000 Puts; Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (GS)