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Cramer's 'Mad Money' Follow-Up: Oct. 23

Here's how some of Wednesday's 'Mad Money' stocks fared on Thursday.

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.

"

I never shirk from admitting my mistakes; instead, I dwell on them to learn from them. I change my mind, I take losses, I own up to them

," 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

Wednesday's "Mad Money" show

fared today.

Sallie Mae

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: Cramer called Sallie May his speculative stock of the year on June 5, and he still thinks it's cheap. He urged investors who bought at the lows to take some profits and others to buy now.

On Thursday, Sallie Mae added 23 cents, or 2.1%, to close at $10.97.

Hudson City Bancorp

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: After speaking with President, Chairman and CEO Ron Hermance, Cramer declared Hudson City "good as gold" and reiterated his recommendation of the stock.

On Thursday, Hudson City close up 41 cents, or 3.1%, at $13.52.

CSX

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: Cramer spoke with CSX CEO Michael Ward, who spoke about increased shipments at CSX, Cash for Clunkers as a catalyst and CSX's green efforts. Cramer said CSX is the "best railroad in the country" and called the stock a buy.

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On Thursday, CSX added 51 cents, or 1.1%, to $45.97.

iRobot

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: Cramer shook his head to iRobot. "I'm not into that stock at all," he said.

On Thursday, iRobot gained $1.96, or 16.8%, to close at $13.65.

Total

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: Cramer said he's been depriving people of this stock. It's a "5% yielder and is big in the Middle East," he said.

On Thursday, Total picked up 27 cents to close at $63.99.

To watch replays of Cramer's video segments, visit the Mad Money page on CNBC

.

At the time of publication, Cramer had no positions in stocks mentioned.

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