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Here's what Jim Cramer had to say about some of the stocks that callers offered up during the "Mad Money Lightning Round" Wednesday evening:
: "I don't like the way it's looking. What happened to
: "Best of breed. We like best of breed here. We think Staples goes higher."
( IWA): "You're at the top end of the range. ... If it comes back to 18 maybe you jump back in."
( IWA): "That is in a very contested market. .. SellSellSell. The competition is too great."
( EK): "Controversial CEO hurting the stock. Otherwise it would be two thumbs up."
( EK): "Mansion of pain? Look out, here comes the wrecking ball."
: "I think you got room to run with Merge."
: "This company is hostage to
. ... I release you from owning that stock."
: "I want you to sell eBay. I don't like that Skype acquisition. ... You got a chance. Get out of the House of Pain."
: "I do not think that Elan is a buy here."
: "When I hear wireless, I'm always gonna revert to
( FNM): "If you really like that idea, go buy some
: "When I think about insurance, annuities, wealth management, I am always going to go back to tried and true. You gotta buy
and you gotta buy
: "SellSellSell. Don'tBuyDon'tBuyDon'tBuy. The House of Pain."
: "I put it strictly in the Don'tBuy camp."
: "I think it goes to 26."
: "How bout that Apple? Fifty-two-week high."
Dick's Sporting Goods
( NFI): "First the Dallas Cowboys
a previous caller reminded Cramer how the Cowboys stunned his Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night ... and now Dick's Sporting Goods rears its ugly head. ... One good quarter doesn't take away the House of Pain."
( NFI): "I don't want people to be in that stock."
: "I say two thumbs up, way up. I think the numbers are good."
Cramer was bullish on
( YELL) and
Cramer was bearish on
Iowa Telecommunications Services
Dick's Sporting Goods
( NFI) and
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