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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:
( BOT): "We don't need to put any more money in those stocks. We are now in the 'don't buy' mode until that deal
Bank of America
: "I like the stock very much here ... good yield, nice growth path, is not going to set the world on fire. ... I say buy Bank of America."
: I've been let down by FedEx. ... I thought you were having an Internet Christmas. ... even stuck my neck out on ... the
show. We are done recommending FedEx on this show."
: "Ring the register. ... Declare victory, nice investing, well done."
: "Some people think I run hot and cold. ... I like LVLT. ... I endorse LVLT ... gonna close a deal soon with
( BWNG). I am going to stay behind that thing with a TripleBuy."
: "I want you to sell Smithfield Foods, and run, don't walk, into
, which is one that we nailed nine ways to Sunday."
( QSFT): "The jury is still out. ... I like the core business. I want you to stick with it."
American Oriental Bioengineering
( AOB): "Do not buy. ... Hey, why not buy a little
: "Tough situation, obviously, they had that Taco Bell problem. My friend has been recommending
. ... For pecking order, I like Denny's,
and then, only then, do I like Yum."
( WINN): "Just came out of bankruptcy. ... I can't get behind a supermarket other than
( SKWS): "Ixnay on the Skyworksnay."
( HET): "You just struck it rich! You go out and you ring the register!"
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