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Web Extra: Trading M&A In 2010

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As we head into the new year, the M&A market is beginning to heat up with mergers expected to rise 35% in 2010 according to data compiled by Sanford Bernstein.

So where should you be invested to take advantage of possible deal making activity?

Watch the video now and find out! This content is only available online - you won't find these trades on TV.


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Trader disclosure: On December 21st, 2009, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Adami Owns (AGU), (BTU), (C), (GS), (INTC), (MSFT), (NUE); Seymour Owns (AAPL), (AA), (BAC), (ETFC), (INTC); Finerman Owns (AAPL), (GOOG); Finerman's Firm Owns (MSFT), (NDAQ), (SKS), (TGT), (WMT), (BDX), (BCR); Finerman's Firm Is Short (IJR), (MDY), (SPY), (IWM), (TLT); Finerman's Firm Owns (BAC) Preferred, (BAC), (BAC) Call Spread; Finerman Owns (BAC) Preferred, (BAC); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (CVS); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (WFC) Preferred

For Tim Seymour
Seygem Asset Management Owns (CZZ)

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)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (DLR)
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 Mark Mahaney
Citi Employees Own (YHOO), (GOOG)
Citigroup Global Markets Or Affiliates Owns 1% Or More Of (YHOO), (PCLN), (NFLX), (AKAM)
Citigroup Global Markets Or Affiliates Expects To Receive/Seek Investment Banking Compensation from (EBAY) In Next 3 Months
(EBAY) Is Or In Past 12 Month Was An Investment Banking Client Of Citigroup Global Markets
(AMZN), (EBAY), (YHOO), (GOOG) Are Or In Past 12 Months Were Clients Of Citigroup Global Markets (Non-Investment Banking, Securities-Related)
(AMZN), (EBAY), (YHOO), (GOOG), (EXPE) Are Or In Past 12 Months Were Clients Of Citigroup Global Markets (Non-Investment Banking, Non-Securities-Related)
Citigroup Global Markets Is A Market Maker In (AMZN), (EBAY), (YHOO), (EXPE), (PCLN), (NFLX), (AKAM), (GOOG)
Citigroup Global markets And/Or Affiliates Has A Significant Financial Interest In Relation To (EBAY), (YHOO), (EXPE), (GOOG)
Citigroup Global Markets Or Affiliates Owns 2% Or More Of (YHOO)

For Gene Munster
Piper Jaffray Is A Market Maker In (AAPL), (GOOG), (YHOO), (AMZN), (EBAY)