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Cramer's 'Mad Money Lightning Round': Apple's Not Baked

It's the best-acting tech stock, and Cramer says pull the trigger on any weakness.

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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:



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is the best-acting technology stock in the book. ... I don't trust much of technology until we get to the summer ... Apple is best in show. Pull the trigger on any weakness."

Yamana Gold

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: "I saw gold creeping up today, and I was shocked. ... I think gold is a good place to go. I think that people should have one gold stock out of 10. And the one they should own is Yamana." Cramer would back up the truck at 12.



: "Had to give up on it. ... That particular segment of defense spending has apparently slowed a bit. ... I like

Alliant Tech


." Cramer also gave a nod to

Lockheed Martin

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General Dynamics

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: "Meandering between 80 and 85. Avastin's problems are way overblown." Cramer doesn't like Genentech as much as


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Gilead Sciences

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: "Everybody's known that Vista's not selling well. ... I think that Microsoft at 26 merits a buy ... rock-solid balance sheet and a business that is not going away. ... BuyBuyBuy."

Diamond Offshore

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: "The pecking order of drillers is very clear." Cramer put


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, which he owns for his

Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust, first, followed by



. "Only then would you pick up Diamond Offshore."


(GRMN) - Get Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) Report

: "I thought Garmin acted very well today. ... Let the stock come in to 50 -- then I need you to pull the trigger multiple times."

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*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 Transocean.

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