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Cramer's 'Mad Money Lightning Round': Yamana You Betcha

Cramer prefers this gold play to Newmont Mining.

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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:

Newmont Mining

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: "I would ring the register .... I think that they are asset-challenged. ... That's why I've been featuring

Yamana Gold

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. ... Buying Yamana and selling Newmont is right."

Anthracite Capital


: "It's a mortgage real estate investment trust. We don't like them. We've been hurt by them."


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: "I also like


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. ... Mattel is not an expensive stock ... Let me give it 1 1/2 thumbs up, no more than that because I do need a price break to be able to pull the trigger big time."

Philadelphia Consolidated


: "This is a quality insurer ... the problem is that it's an expensive insurer. ... However, it is well run, and I countenance buying the stock."


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: "Of all the drug stocks and all the gin joints in the world, that one is not for me. ... I don't like the pipeline. Even more overvalued than


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." Cramer recommends



Johnson & Johnson

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, both of which he owns for his

Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.

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: "A first-class, House of Pleasure juggernaut." Cramer said it's an international utility company with "fabulous assets in South America. Two thumbs up, way up. Make mine La Familia; that's the best of the tequilas."

Oshkosh Truck

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: "That stock is all the way down and yet I still will not recommend it."


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: "They have just destroyed their customer base. They're being litigated to death. I want you to sell Qualcomm and sell it nine ways to Sunday."

Applied Materials

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: "One of the most dead, flat-line, do-nothing stocks I have come across." Cramer also lumped in





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. He says he's had it with the semiconductor-equipment stocks.

Chico's FAS

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: : "They screwed up again. House of pain, train wreck. Take your losses and move on."

LSI Logic

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: "Of all the semiconductor stocks that reported, that had the single best beat ... Buy LSI, stick with LSI."

*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 was long Johnson & Johnson and Schering-Plough.

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