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Cramer's 'Mad Money Lightning Round': Invest in Inverness

Cramer said this diagnostics company is the fastest-growing in the world.
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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" Friday evening:



: "It had a very big run. Let's not overstay our welcome." Cramer gave it a SellSellSell.


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: "I think it's dead money." Don'tBuyDon'tBuy.

PPG Industries

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: "I want you to pull the trigger on PPG. ... It's a good one." Cramer also likes

Nova Chemicals



Millicom International Cellular


: "That is one where, again, ahead of the quarter, maybe don't pull the trigger. If it comes in -- that has fabulous growth." He said that both Millicom and

America Movil

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are "fabulous companies."


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: "Little too speculative for me. ... I don't see anything that I want to pull the trigger on" there.

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Rio Tinto


: "No. We're not gonna buy Rio Tinto. It's had a big run. ... It's been terrific, but let's let it come in a little."

Intuitive Surgical

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: "I know this sounds ridiculous, but your stock, ISRG, is still going higher. That's how good the quarter was. There's too many people who want in. Why don't you wait until Wednesday before you do any schnitzeling."

General Cable


: "We've been up 30 points since we picked this one from the rubble ... but you know what? It's still a Buy."



is in "major bull market mode. ... You are in a really smart company. They are doing a lot of things right. ... Stay in that. ... I think you're in really, really good shape."

Sara Lee


: "Sara Lee's not that good a company. It's not doing that well. ... Sara Lee is not in a bull market. It's not for me!"

Inverness Medical


: "This is the fastest-growing diagnostics stock in the world." Cramer owns the stock for

Action Alerts PLUS, his charitable trust. "In the midst of the selloff today ... I pulled the trigger and bought some IMA! ... It's got nothing to do with subprime. It's got nothing to do with private equity. It's got everything to do with growth!"

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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Inverness Medical.

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