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Cramer's 'Mad Money Lightning Round': Palm Slapped

Cramer doesn't like how the company is managed.

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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" Thursday evening from the campus of Georgia Tech in Atlanta:

RBC Bearings

(ROLL) - Get Report

: "Man, I gotta tell you, this is a very plain vanilla company. ... I'm gonna give you one thumb up. ... I gotta split the difference and give you an OK, and maybe even say Don'tBuy."



: "I think Palm is really scary, and I don't trust it. And why don't I trust it? It's poorly managed, poorly run. ... I like

Research In Motion




(M) - Get Report

: "I gotta tell you... the guy

Chairman, President andChief Executive Officer Terry J. Lundgren is beginning to get me nervous and worried. ... Their stock is low, it seems cheap. ... But there is no way I'm gonna buy a retailer right now. ... I think Macy's is too dicey right now."


(IBM) - Get Report

: "When I went through the conference call, they directly said the impact of the financial problems this summer is cutting back on orders. ... I think you mark time at $115 until the next quarter."


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(BIDU) - Get Report

: "Baidu is not all that expensive. ... I think Google is gonna be frozen around the $630 level. ... But I am not willing to have you swap out of Google to go into Baidu. It's too risky. I wouldn't be doing right by you."



: "I gotta tell you, the revenues there are just awesome. ... They do a great job in teaching. ... I just wish they had more profits. ... I'm not pulling the trigger on that one."


(WB) - Get Report

: "I think Wachovia is probably the most conservatively managed of the big money center banks right now. ... The yield is safe. ... Wachovia Bank is a buy."

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(MO) - Get Report

: "Look, Altria is really interesting. They reported a darn good quarter. ... It's being trapped by options, options expire tomorrow. ... They are gonna announce one of the biggest buybacks in history in the next three months. ... I wanna BuyBuyBuy Altria."

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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Altria.

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