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Cramer's 'Mad Money Lightning Round': Amgen a Gem

Cramer prefers it and Celgene to Genentech.

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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" Tuesday evening:

Emmis Communications

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: "Welcome to the world of terrestrial radio, which every day loses more adherents ... and is generally in a tailspin that it cannot stop. ... You should sell any terrestrial radio stock that you have."

US Airways


: "Right now I like UAUA (


). ... I would ring the register US Airways."



: "I like LVLT (

Level 3 Communications

) ... been doing 'mon backs* since 3. LVLT is my gift to you."


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: "This stock is actually on a roll ... I want to ring the register and roll into ...


(HAL) - Get Halliburton Company (HAL) Report

," which Cramer owns for his

Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.



: "Waffling between 80 and 85 ... but if you want something now in your tank, I am giving you


(AMGN) - Get Amgen Inc. Report

." Cramer also said don't forget


(CELG) - Get Celgene Corporation Report

and its successful drug Revlimid.

Quest Software


: "It is too speculative, sir. ... One of those 20% mad money plays, and I will not bless it otherwise."

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Pacific Ethanol

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: "I cannot countenance that. .... I have been saying that ethanol has been dead now for at least six weeks. ... SellSellSell."


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: "Going nowhere my friend. That stock is flat-lined." Cramer offered


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instead, which he said has the best offshore profile.

Bema Gold


: "I like Bema Gold ... but ever since it was at eight smackers, we like


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(PEG) - Get Public Service Enterprise Group Inc Report

: "Doesn't have a good-enough yield. ... Pull the trigger





(LOW) - Get Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) Report

: "You stay in

BuyBuyBuy Lowe's."

*For all you home-gamers, a 'mon-back opportunity means Cramer would back up the figurative truck and load up on a stock.

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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Halliburton.

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