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Pops & Drops: First Solar, Priceline...

Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of First Solar and Wendy’s popped while H&R Block and Alkermes dropped.

POPS (stocks that jumped higher)

First Solar (FSLR) popped 4%. The company said it plans to build new plants in the U.S. and Vietnam in an effort to double its capacity by 2012. - I think there's more to go here, says Tim Seymour.

Priceline (PCLN) popped 2%. Morgan Keegan upgraded the stock to ‘Outperform’ from ‘Market Perform’ citing bookings growth and improved European markets as the catalyst. - I expect the shorts get squeezed in the weeks to come, says Guy Adami.

Hain Celestial (HAIN) popped 4%. UBS analyst David Palmer raised his target share price on the company to $24 from $22 saying the company should make more money as more people eat natural and organic food. Also he said the company will likely continue to be a potential acquisition target. - I would have bought it had it traded lower with the tape - says Karen Finerman.

Wendy’s Arby’s Group (WEN) popped 6%. Deutsche bank commented that the company is one of the cheapest stocks in the sector; also the company was again the subject of takeover chatter.

DROPS (stocks that slid lower)

H&R Block (HRB) dropped 10%. The company will pay $287.5 million for 2SS Holdings, which develops the desktop and online tax-prep software TaxACT. - I'd stay away, says Joe Terranova.

Alkermes (ALKS) dropped 4%. Jefferies downgraded the stock to ‘Hold’ from ‘Buy’ and cut its price target to $17 from $17.50. - I don't like this stock at all, says Anthony Scaramucci.




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Trader disclosure: On Oct.14, 2010, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Seymour owns (AAPL), (GE), (GOOG), (INTC), (MON), (MSFT), (MOS), (POT); Adami owns (AGU), (BTU), (NUE), (C), (GS), (INTC), (MSFT); Adami’s wife works at Merck; Terranova Owns (GLD), (APA), (AAPL), (IBM), (EOG), (HES), (OIH), (OXY), (ORCL), (SU), (VRTS), (XBI), ( C), (JOYG), (RIG), (UPL), (PEP), (FCX), (PFE), (HOC), (NOV), (CRM), (MMM), (MCD), (NKE), (CREE), (ISRG), (XLF), (SDS); Terranova is short (APOL); Finerman and Finerman’s Firm own (JPM); Finerman and Finerman’s Firm own (BAC); Finerman’s Firm own (MSFT); Finerman’s Firm owns (RIG); Finerman’s Firm owns (WMT); Finerman's firm is short (IJR); Finerman's firm is short (MDY); Finerman's firm is short (SPY); Finerman's firm is short (IWM); Finerman’s firm owns S&P 500 puts; Finerman’s firm owns Russell 2000 puts

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