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
Thursday's "Mad Money" show
: Cramer praised McDonald's CEO Jim Skinner for the company's upside surprise on the top and bottom lines. He said companies with great CEOs, such as
Steve Jobs and
Alan Mulally, should command higher multiples.
On Friday, McDonald's slid 7 cents to close at $59.43; Apple lost $1.26, or 0.6%, to close at $203.94; and Ford gave up 13 cents, or 1.7%, to $7.63.
: Cramer put Equinix in his Sell Block on Thursday, saying it's time to exit the data center business while it's still good. He said that while the stock is near its 52-week high, things could turn for the worse soon. He said
announcement of its Nehalem processors could mean losses for companies such as Equinix.
Equinix closed down $1.86, or 2%, at $92.29 on Friday. Intel gave up 34 cents, or 1.7%, to $19.78.
: Cramer issued a mea culpa for recommending TriQuint at $7.39 a share. After the company's earnings miss, it's plummeted, and Cramer regretted not having told viewers to take some profits before. However, he said TriQuint's still a buy. He'd also buy
RF Micro Devices
on weakness, since TriQuint brought these stocks down as well.
On Friday, TriQuint closed up 23 cents, or 3.9%, at $6.07; Skyworks lost 15 cents, or 1.4%, to $10.99; and RF Micro gave up a penny to close at $4.07.
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At the time of publication, Cramer had no positions in stocks mentioned.
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