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Cramer's 'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Motorola on the Move

Below are the stocks Jim Cramer discussed during his "Mad Money" "Lightning Round" on CNBC Thursday night. He says if you own Motorola (MOT), "you are one lucky son of a gun." And if you own Cisco Systems (CSCO - Get Report), you are in good stead. Microsoft (MSFT - Get Report) is now moving higher and Cramer said that Cisco will "be last to move (higher), but move it will."

'The Lightning Round'


Cramer also was bullish on Intel (INTC - Get Report), Fortune Brands (FO), Cisco Systems (CSCO - Get Report), Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS - Get Report), National Oilwell Varco (NOV - Get Report), Public Service Enterprise (PEG), Dominion Resources (D - Get Report), Stride Rite (SRR), GlobalSantaFe (GSF), PetroChina (PTR - Get Report), Chemed (CHE - Get Report), Wyeth (WYE), CMGI (CMGI), XTO Energy (XTO), IntraLase (ILSE), Canon (CAJ), Best Buy (BBY), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS - Get Report), and Con Edison (ED - Get Report).


He was bearish on: St. Mary Land & Exploration (SM), NutriSystem (NTRI), Au Optronics (AUO - Get Report), OmniVision Technologies (OVTI), Affymetrix (AFFX - Get Report), ViroPharma (VPHM), Dynamic Materials (BOOM), Dycom Industries (DY), Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), Ansys (ANSS), Meridian Resources (TMR), Quanta Services (PWR), Gentex (GNTX) and Presstek (PRST).

Cramer also pointed to eight worst of breed stocks that could work under the right conditions. They are:

Rite Aid (RAD - Get Report). If we ever catch a flu outbreak -- along the lines of a pandemic -- this stock is for you.

Ditto Tenet Healthcare (THC - Get Report). If enough people get sick, even this stock could do well.

Doral Financial (DRL - Get Report). If the Federal Reserve ever stops raising rates, even this lowly Puerto Rican bank could make you some money.

Agco (AG - Get Report). When the cycle is strong, even these guys can't be denied, Cramer said.

AK Steel Holding (AKS - Get Report). The worst of the steel stocks, Cramer said, even move higher when steel spikes up.

Southern Peru Copper (PCU). Cramer called this stock the worst of breed writ large. But even these guys can make money when copper is at astronomical levels.

Alon USA (ALJ - Get Report). Totally cheap, Cramer said. And even it works when the refinery cycle is on fire.

Parker Drilling (PKD - Get Report). It must be some environment for rigs, Cramer said. Even this one goes up.

Cramer's point in looking at these worst-of-breed stocks is that some times it makes sense to own certain stocks in certain situations. Even the worst-of-breed stocks have their days. But these are stocks that are only for a trade. When the cycle is hot, even the worst of breeds can catch a bid.

At the time of publication, Cramer was long Intel and Motorola.

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