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Pops & Drops: DirecTV, Petrobras...

Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of DirecTV and Petrobras popped while US Airways and Ford dropped.

POPS (stocks that jumped higher)

DirecTV (DTV) popped 3%. The company doubled its growth from a year ago, winning market share from its cable rivals.

The Volatility Index (VIX) popped 5%. The so-called fear index posted its biggest two-day increase in nine months. - I'm surprised it hasn't been more, says Jon Najarian. I think it's a good sign.

Petrobras (PBR) popped 5%. Geo-political issues are a far smaller concern for this company, which is largely involved in Brazil. - It's getting love, says Tim Seymour.

DROPS (stocks that slid lower)

US Airways (LCC) dropped 6%. This airline as well as rivals fell as investors worried that $100 oil would hit profit margins. - That's a problem, says Brian Kelly.

Ford (F) dropped 2%. The auto maker said it will recall nearly 150,000 F-150 pickup trucks to fix air bags that could deploy without warning. - Not good, says JJ Kinahan.

TJX Companies (TJX) dropped 2%. Although the company reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, its sales outlook disappointed analysts and its shares fell. - I'm long, reveals Karen Finerman.





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Trader disclosure: On Feb 23, 2011, 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); Seymour owns (BAC); Seymour owns (F); Seymour owns (FXI); Seymour owns (INTC); Seymour owns (STP); Seymour owns (TSL); Kinahan owns (BAC); Kinahan owns (C), is short (C) calls; Kinahan owns (CSCO); Kinahan owns (F); Kinahan owns (GE); Kinahan owns (MSFT) puts; Kinahan owns (NFLX) puts; Kinahan owns (WFC); Kinahan owns (YHOO); Finerman's Firm Is Short (IWM); Finerman's Firm Is Short (SPY); Finerman's Firm Is Short (MDY); Finerman's firm is short (XRT); Finerman's firm is short (IJR); Finerman's Firm Is Long S&P Puts; Finerman's Firm Is Long Russell 2000 Puts; Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (AAPL); Finerman's Firm Owns (BAC) Leap, Finerman Owns (BAC); Finerman's Firm Owns (BBY); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (BP); Finerman's firm owns (FCX) puts; Finerman Owns (GOOG); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (HPQ); Finerman's Firm Owns (IBM); Finerman's Firm Owns (JPM), (JPM) Leap; Finerman Owns (JPM); Finerman's Firm Owns (M); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (MSFT)’ Finerman's Firm Owns (WMT); Jon Najarian owns (CHK), is short (CHK) calls; Jon Najarian owns (DTV), is short (DTV) calls; Jon Najarian owns (BP), is short (BP) calls;’ Jon Najarian owns (NBR), is short (NBR) calls; Jon Najarian owns (KWK), is short (KWK) calls; Jon Najarian owns (HPQ); Jon Najarian owns (MOS), is short (MOS) calls; Jon Najarian owns (ATML), is short (ATML) calls; Jon Najarian owns (LLTC), is short (LLTC) calls

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For Chris Motroni
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For Doug Kass
Seabreeze Partners Management owns (PNC)

For Jeff Klinefelter
(BODY), (GIII), (GMAN), (RUE) have been investment banking clients of Piper Jaffray during the past 12 months
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For Paul Sankey
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For Mike Khouw
Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is a market maker in (SLV)