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Rinse, Repeat, Recession

Recession or no recession following are some trends that can make you money right now!

River Twice Research president Zachary Karabell joins the panel for this conversation. Following are 3 trends he recommends watching.

Americans Are Buying Flat Panels

With $162 billion dollars in economic stimulus checks in the mail consumers could well indulge themselves and buy flat screen TV’s. I think that could benefit Corning stock which makes the glass.


Americans Are Vacationing Domestically

Families are canceling plans to go overseas because the dollar is weak. That should make for good consumer spending inside the U.S. I like Disney on this trend, not only for the theme parks but for their new movies coming out.


Americans Are Buying Sportswear Ahead of the Beijing Olympics

And off-camera Karabell told our producers that the Olympics could spark a frenzy of sports apparel buying. He thinks Nike could benefit.



















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Trader disclosure: On May 15, 2008, 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 (INTC), (EMC), (DIS), (MSFT); Adami Owns (BTU), (C), (GS), (INTC), (MSFT), (NUE), (AGU); Najarian Owns (AAPL), (HPQ), (NOK), (TSO), (XLF); Najarian Owns (C) Calls, (MSFT) Calls, ; Seymour Owns (AAPL), (BX), (CSCO), (INTC), (MER), (TSO); Seygem Asset Management Owns (PKX), (FMX), (NIHD), (SSL), Gazprom; GE Is The Parent Company Of CNBC; NBC Universal Is The Parent Company Of CNBC

Karabell Owns (CAT), (FMCN), (WFR), (AGU), (GLD), (TIE), (MTW), (GRRF), (BHP), (AAPL), (GOOG), (WFMI), (NTAP), (NOK), (JPM), (UYG), (INFY), (CL), (FCEL), (PLUG), (BRCM)