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Cramer's 'Mad Money Lightning Round': Juicy Burger King

Cramer says the fast-food chain is a 'reformed, better' outfit.

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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:

State Street

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: "The mutual fund business, clearing business, is a great business."



: "There's so many ways to win ... reminds me of



. ... I'm gonna join you on the buy side there."


Burger King


is a reformed, better outfit. ... It's really good. ... I can see this stock easily going to 26, 27, and not be that expensive." That said, Cramer is still a


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Parker Hannifan

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: "That was a beautiful quarter. ... That stock is going to 100."

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: "I smell merger, I smell buyout, I smell takeout. Sit with your Tellabs; I think something good is going to happen."

Thermo Fisher Scientific

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: "When you get money, as a biotech company, you go buy equipment from Thermo Fisher ... 50 goes to 60."

Simon Property

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: "I'd rather be in most of the


stocks more than that one. I don't care for the commercial REITs here. Don'tBuyDon'tBuy."

XM Satellite Radio


: "That's a bleeding contest. ... The Congress won't let these two companies merge (


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being the other one)."

Charter Communications

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: "Going higher ... we recommended the stock at 2.80, it's 3.25. I like the stock very much."

*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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