NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Every night on "Mad Money," 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
That said, here's how some of the stocks that Cramer talked about on
: Consolidated Edison was one of Cramer's recommendations for stocks that pay high-dividend yields. He made the recommendations as alternatives to investing in bond funds. He also liked
On Wednesday, ConEd lost 8 cents, or 0.2%, to close at $44.95; General Mills shed 50 cents, or 0.7%, to $68.29; and McDonald's added 42 cents, or 0.7%, to $62.42.
: Cramer said that Best Buy,
might not be great dividend plays, but they are great values. He owns Pepsi for his
On Wednesday, Best Buy lost 24 cents, or 0.6%, to close at $41.29; Pepsi closed off 31 cents, or 0.5%, at $60.68; Boeing shed 54 cents, or 1%, to $55.13; and Citigroup lost 11 cents, or 3.1%, to $3.45.
: Cramer's colleague Dan Fitzpatrick put a $750 price target on Google, compared with Cramer's Nov. 9 target of $700, and Cramer followed suit by raising his price target to meet Fitzpatrick's. He agreed with Fitzpatrick's analysis that Google's chart is "the best in the book" and shows no signs of weakness. Cramer added that Google's better now than it was in 2008, when it did reach $750.
On Wednesday, Google closed up $4.62, or 0.8%, at $597.76.
: Cramer recommended natural gas stocks such as Chesapeake and told viewers to stay away from solar stocks such as
On Wednesday, Chesapeake added 37 cents, or 1.5%, to close at $24.91, while JA Solar slid 28 cents, or 4.9%, to $5.48.
: Cramer recommended Yahoo! and not
as the best play on the recovering job market.
On Wednesday, Yahoo! gained 5 cents, or 0.3%, to $15.79, while Monster Worldwide closed down a penny at $17.04.
: Cramer told viewers to take advantage of winter weather with stocks such as Home Depot, which he owns for Action Alerts PLUS,
On Wednesday, Home Depot lost 6 cents to close at $28.96; Lowe's lost 31 cents, or 1.3%, to close at $23.69; and Wal-Mart closed off 66 cents, or 1.2%, at $53.32.
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(Editor's note: At the time of publication, Cramer owned Pepsi and Home Depot for his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.)