U.S. Steel (X) popped 2%. Last week's speculation that China may raise its steel export tariffs kept symbol "X" running higher. – Guy Adami says this stock is a buy.
Global Payments (GPN) popped 5%. This money transfer and electronic transaction firm finished higher for no clear reason. – Pete Najarian says take a closer look.
Amazon (AMZN) popped 4%. The online retailer said it had its best holiday season ever. – Don’t short this stock, Jeff Macke says.
DSW Inc. (DSW) popped 9%. Jay Schottenstein, Chairman of American Eagle, said Friday that he holds a 14% stake in footwear retailer DSW. – I own it says Karen Finerman.
Checkpoint Systems (CKP) popped 13%. This maker of anti-theft tags for retail stores named a new CEO and forecast 2008 earnings that beat analysts' estimates.
NetSuite (N) popped 8%. After a monster IPO debut last week, Larry Ellison's new software company pulled back on Wednesday, only to rally on Friday. – Pete Najarian says take profits and wait for the next pullback.
DROPS (stocks that slid lower)
KB Home (KBH) dropped 9%. Government data showed that sales of new homes fell to a 12-year low in November - weighing on homebuilders such as KBH. – It’s a lousy company says Guy Adami.
Mattel (MAT) dropped 7%. Evidently, there were fewer toys under the Christmas tree this year, as Mattel touched a new 52-week low. – This stock is a sell, says Jeff Macke.
Sleep. Scientists might have found a drug that will eliminate sleepiness. A nasal spray, containing a brain hormone called "orexin" reversed the effects of sleep deprivation in monkeys.
The Gap (GPS) dropped 3%. Weak holiday sales were compounded by Friday’s recall of 16,000 boys winter jackets because a piece attached to waist drawstring poses an “entrapment hazard to children.” – How do you know when a drawstring is an entrapment hazard, asks Erin Burnett.
Simon Property Group (SPG) dropped 5%. You might remember on Wednesday, Karen Finerman told us that she expected commercial real estate to headed south. – Stay short, says Karen Finerman.
Jessica Alba. The actress dropped off the market, now that she's engaged to longtime boyfriend and "baby daddy" Cash Warren.
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Trader disclosure: On Dec. 27, 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), (HAS), (ATVI); Najarian Owns (CSCO), (C), (MS), (MSFT), (TGT); Najarian Owns (AAPL) Options, (WM) Options, (YHOO) Options; Finerman Owns (GS); Finerman's Firm Owns (WMT), (YHOO), (CLWR), (DSW), (AEO); Finerman's Firm Owns (MDY) Puts And Is Short (MDY); Finerman's Firm Is Short (IYR), (IJR), (SPY), (IWM), (SPG), (TCO); Finerman's Firm Is Short (LEH) And Owns (LEH) Puts; Finerman's Firm Owns S&P 500 Puts; Finerman's Firm Owns Russell 2000 Puts; Finerman's Firm Owns (MSFT) Options