The Mastercard growth story is still intact, Guy Adami said. Even if this represents a chance for shorts to jump in.
The headline: Carl Icahn Says Motorola (MOT) Break-Up Could Create $20 Billion in Shareholder Value
With Motorola CEO Ed Zander stepping down at the beginning of the year, Pete Najarian thinks Icahn’s dreams could finally become reality this time.
A CEO switch is generally positive for a restructuring plan, at least as far as Karen Finerman is concerned.
Jeff Macke wouldn’t be impressed, though. He called MOT a “stuck pig” that would manage to lose money on the iPhone if it had the chance.
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Trader disclosure: On Dec. 14, 2007, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Najarian owns (CSCO), (BIIB), Najarian owns (BSC) options, (TSO) Options, (TT) Options, (GOOG) Options, (YHOO) Options; Finerman's Firm Owns (GS), (VLO), (TSO), (WMT), (YHOO), (TWX),(INTC); Finerman's Firm Is Short (IWM), (IYR), (SPY), (IJR), (MBI); Finerman's Firm Is Short (LEH) And Owns (LEH) Puts; Finerman's Firm Is Short (MDY) And Owns (MDY) Puts; Finerman's Firm Owns (MSFT) Options; Finerman's Firm Owns S&P 500 Puts; Finerman's Firm Owns Russell 2000 Puts