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.
," Cramer has said.
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
: Cramer took it as a good sign that Banco Santander is bolstering its balance sheet by buying its Mexican interested from
Bank of America
, though he said the news isn't enough to cross the item off his "rally requirement" checklist.
On Thursday, Banco Santander added 92 cents, or 10.2%, to close at $9.91, while Bank of America closed up 45 cents, or 3%, at $15.46.
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Cramer's Nothing-Matters Stocks
: Cramer identified the fight against obesity as a macro economic trend that could transcend global economic woes. He said Whole Foods is a play on increased access to healthier foods. He noted the company's 5-cent earnings beat and 9% increase in same-store sales.
He also mentioned
Hain Celestial Group
, which makes healthy foods and snacks and was up 24% since Cramer had recommended it in early April. Cramer called
a healthy alternative to fast food and pointed out that it had beat earnings by 25 cents a share in its most-recent quarter.
, another play on the fight against obesity, also reported an earnings beat, of 2 cents.
On Thursday, Whole Foods gained 93 cents, or 2.4%, to close at $39.05. Hain Celestial added 50 cents, or 2.3%, to $22.69, while Chipotle closed up $2.77, or 1.9%, at $146.14.
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: In his
segment, Cramer called Alcoa "one of the worst stocks in the Dow" and told viewers to "sell, sell, sell" it.
On Thursday, Alcoa added 45 cents, or 4.2%, to close at $11.25.
Who Owns Alcoa?
: Cramer told viewers that he likes Dendreon for the longer term and assured them that "it will come back eventually." "I want you to stick with it," he said.
On Thursday, Dendreon closed up $1.37, or 3.7%, to close at $38.32.
Who Owns Dendreon?
Yingli Green Energy
: Cramer told viewers to stay away from Yingli because "We don't like China and we don't like solar." He recommended selling all solar stocks.
On Thursday, Yingli added $1, or 11.4%, to close at $9.81.
Advanced Micro Devices
: Cramer said AMD wasn't a "great stock" and didn't pass his "best-of-breed test," and he recommended
On Thursday, AMD gained 40 cents, or 5.3%, to close at $8.01, while Intel closed up 62 cents, or 3.1% at $20.55.
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