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Pops & Drops: Visa, AOL...

Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Visa and AOL popped while Charles Schwab dropped.

POPS (stocks that jumped higher)

Visa (V) popped 4%. Shares bounced on word this was among 5 stocks added to the S&P. - Giddyup, says Pete Najarian. Visa still trades at a reasonable P/E.

AOL (AOL) popped 8%. In its third day of trading, the online site made gains despite an ‘underperform’ rating at Credit Suisse. - AOL has a $31 price target but I just don't see it, says Joe Terranova.

Vimpel-Comm (VIP) popped 7%. This and other Russia based stocks got a boost after Goldman Sachs said they expect a recovery in Russia’s consumer. - This is a stock I love, says Tim Seymour.

Gannett (GCI) popped 5%. Benchmark upgraded the stock to 'buy' from 'hold' citing an improving outlook and long term management outlook. - There was also a lot of options activity, says Pete Najarian.

Teradyne (TER) popped 7%. Piper Jaffrey upgraded the firm to 'overweight' from 'neutral' citing its the upturn in the chip sector. - I'd stay with this trade, says Joe Terranova. I think the stock goes to $13.

Sun Microsystems (JAVA) popped 11%. The networking company, which is being acquired by Oracle, closed higher after the EU had a good reaction to a proposal by Oracle to invest in its database software. - I think the market knew this, says Tim Seymour.

Expeditors International (EXPD) popped 4%. UBS upgraded the stock to 'buy' from 'neutral.' - If you like FedEx and UPS this is a better way to play, says Gary Kaminsky.

DROPS (stocks that slid lower)

Charles Schwab (SCHW) dropped 4%. The discount broker projected weak fourth quarter profit as trading volume had slowed. - And I think volume just gets worse over the next two weeks, adds Gary Kaminsky.




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Trader disclosure: On December 14th, 2009, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Pete Najarian Owns (AAPL) Calls; Pete Najarian Owns (DELL) Calls; Pete Najarian Owns (RIMM) Call Time Spread; Pete Najarian Owns (UUP) Call Spread; Pete Najarian Owns (CLF), Is Short (CLF) Calls

For Joe Terranova
Terranova Works For (VRTS)
Terranova Is Chief Market Strategist Of Virtus Investment Partners, Ltd.
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (CLB)
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Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (EXR)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (IGE)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (XLY)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (DBV)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (UA)

For Jon Najarian
Jon Najarian Owns (PXP)
Jon Najarian Is Short (CHK) Calls
Jon Najarian Is Short (DVN) Calls

For Pip Coburn
Coburn Manages And Invests In Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Owns (GOOG)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Owns (AAPL)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Owns (RIMM)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Is Short (NOK)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Is Short (PALM)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Is Short (LEAP)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Is Short (GRMN)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Is Short (SNE)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Is Short (CTCT)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Owns (SY)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Owns (STRA)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Owns (CRM)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Is Short (IPG)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Is Short (NYT)
Coburn Ventures Buckeye Delta Fund Owns Accenture