This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
See Cramer's multi-million dollar portfolio for FREE and get his new book Get Rich Carefully! Learn More

Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Analyzing the Unexpected

Turning to the issue of health and safety, Grubman said the NFL recently donated $30 million to medical research because "it was the right thing to do." He said the league is constantly making improvements to the game to improve health and safety, but league officials are not medical experts and therefore rely on others to tell them what changes need to be made.

Finally, when asked about the price of attending a game, Grubman said that, believe it or not, what's most important at the league is not making profits, it's making the game better. Thus they're always trying to find ways to keep prices affordable for everyone.

Lightning Round

Here's what Cramer had to say about callers' stocks during the "Lightning Round":

Pandora Media (P): "It has too many shorts in it and they don't have any earnings momentum."

Dunkin Brands (DNKN): "The quarter was just OK. McDonald's (MCD) is taking share from Dunkin."

LeapFrog (LF): "No, this one is always a bridesmaid and never bride. I don't want to buy it on takeover talk."

BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT): "Many of these companies are cutting their dividends. That has people worried."

SBA Communications (SBAC): "I still like it and American Tower (AMT)."

Oil's Well At HollyFrontier

In a second "Executive Decision" segment, Cramer also sat down with Michael Jennings, president and CEO of HollyFrontier (HFC), an oil refiner whose shares are up 70% so far this year.

Jennings started by noting HollyFrontier has delivered a 20% return on capital for over the past 10 years, proving the company has been doing a lot of things well for a long time. His company now has a structural advantage as the economics have changed. HollyFrontier is now closer to both the oil shale fields and the customers than any other refiner.

When asked about the price of gasoline, Jennings said that, overall, the price is fairly consistent across the nation, but thanks to the company's locations it is able to take advantage of heavy Canadian oil and other shale oils that price even lower than West Texas Intermediate oil, which only adds to the high margins.

Stock quotes in this article: ABT, FTR, HRB, SIRI, PCL, EBAY, PAA, NYB, AAPL, WY, WPRT, WFC, VMW, BMY, FDX, UPS, JJC, FXE, S, NOK, SRZ, HEK, P, DNKN, MCD, LF, BPT, SBAC, AMT 

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
DOW 16,501.65 0.00 0.00%
S&P 500 1,878.61 +3.22 0.17%
NASDAQ 4,148.3380 +21.3710 0.52%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto
Advertising Partners

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs