NEW YORK (
) -- Every night on
Jim Cramer offers market commentary and general investment advice, and he makes calls on specific stocks, both of his own choosing and in response to viewer requests. He relies on his many years of experience and strong track record, and he takes full responsibility for his calls.
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Here we track some of his calls from the previous episode of "Mad Money" and find out, at least in the very short term, how the stocks are performing. Keep in mind that Cramer might not have been recommending that viewers take immediate action on a stock. And, of course, it's up to the individual investor to
do his or her own homework
That said, here's how some of the stocks that Cramer talked about on
Thursday's "Mad Money" show
: Cramer offered several reasons to buy Citigroup. For one, it's cheap, he said, and it's getting rid of its bad loans. He also gave his support to the company's management, which he said is capable of turning Citigroup around.
On Friday, Citigroup added 5 cents, or 1.3%, to close at $3.85.
: Cramer added Embotelladora Andina, a Chilean bottler, to his "Foreign Legion" portfolio. The company has 67% of the market share in Chile, 51% in Argentina and 57% in Brazil. He said the company has growth potential.
On Friday, Emobtelladora Andina closed up 65 cents, or 3.8%, at $17.90.
: After talking with Chairman and CEO Michael Linn, Cramer called Linn Energy a "moneymaker" and a Buy.
On Friday, Linn gained $1.06, or 4.9%, to close at $22.61.
: Chesapeake's chart is unbelievable, said Cramer. He said he loves the natural gas story and that Chesapeake and
are "going to make you money."
On Friday, Chesapeake closed flat at $24.44, and Devon added 44 cents, or 0.7%, to $63.81.
: Starent is a "dynamic story," said Cramer, with fabulous fundamentals. He said with the stock down a "quick $5," it was a "great time to buy some."
On Friday, Starent added 31 cents, or 1.4%, to $22.40.
: Cramer said he's beginning to believe in Alcoa. "If we get the auto build up to 11 million, that's a good one," he said. "I can't believe I'm pressing the bull button on Alcoa!"
On Friday, Alcoa closed up 20 cents, or 1.6%, at $13.
-- Written by Rebecca Corvino in New York.