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Cramer's 'Mad Money Lightning Round': Time Unkind to Time Warner?

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Here's what Jim Cramer had to say about some of the stocks that callers offered up on the "Mad Money Lightning Round" Wednesday evening:

Conexant (CNXT): "I say Conexant is going to $2.50."

Waste Management (WMI): "Shadow of its former self. A once great company ... That stock has come and gone, and you might as well ring the register."

Red Hat (RHAT): "I no longer feel qualified" to advise on the stock, said Cramer, who had flushed it at $18. The stock just hit a 52-week high.

Schering-Plough (SGP): "It's the only drug company that's worth buying."

Time Warner (TWX - Get Report): After a big quarter there may not be much more upside, and so "You want to be a publisher? You buy some Scripps (SSP - Get Report). They've got a business model."

Eastman Kodak (EK): "Please exit it. ...They'll let you exit. ... You're not chained to that stock."

Lightning Round

Bullish

Cramer was bullish on Google (GOOG), Apple Computer (AAPL - Get Report), Wachovia Bank (WB), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD - Get Report), Conexant Systems (CNXT), Hansen Natural (HANS), L-3 Communications (LLL - Get Report), Microsoft (MSFT - Get Report), Marriott (MAR - Get Report), Hilton Hotels (HLT - Get Report), UnitedHealth Group (UNH - Get Report), Schering-Plough (SGP), Dow Chemical (DOW - Get Report), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK - Get Report), Kinder Morgan (KMI - Get Report), Nabors Industries (NBR - Get Report), Georgia Gulf (GGC), International Business Machines (IBM - Get Report) and XTO Energy (XTO).

Bearish

Cramer was bearish on Shanda Interactive Entertainment (SNDA), TJX (TJX - Get Report), Northern Trust (NTRS - Get Report), Waste Management (WMI), Level 3 Communications (LVLT), Intergraph (INGR - Get Report), PacifiCare Health Systems (PHS), Time Warner (TWX - Get Report), Eastman Kodak (EK) and Symbol Technologies (SBL).


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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Microsoft and UnitedHealth Group.

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