Cramer's 'Mad Money Lightning Round': Take State Street

The investment services company deserves to go higher, Cramer says.
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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:

Vasco Data Security


: "The quarter was bad. It got absolutely hammered. ... Let's hold it to the mid-$20s."



: "SellSellSell. ... I don't even like

Las Vegas Sands


, which we caught a double in over a two-year period. ... I am done with those stocks."

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Albany Molecular


: "It's a speculative play in a market where I like




State Street

(STT) - Get Report

: "The shorts were jumping all over it. ... State Street and

Bank of New York

(BK) - Get Report

: two that did not screw up and deserve to be rewarded."

Spectra Energy

(SE) - Get Report

: "I would use that pullback. ... It seems like a great story ... I don't know why it's down so much... I would buy it hand over fist."

Horsehead Holding


: "The worldwide recession fears came. ... I would not sell it down here. ... I don't want to give up on ZINC."

International Game Technology

(IGT) - Get Report

: "I know the quarter was good. ... The wind is out of the sails on the gaming business. ... I think we've reached the outer limits."


(LUV) - Get Report

: "I have only momentarily recommended

Continental Airlines

(CAL) - Get Report

. ... I do not want to own an airline stock."



: "I liked Brocade at 7 1/2, so I don't think I have a leg to stand on in the sixes. ... It's too low to sell, but I can't endorse it."

General Motors

(GM) - Get Report

: "I think General Motors preferred

is good. ... I do not want to own the GM common."

*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 had no positions in any of the stocks menitoned.

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