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It's time for



to buy

The Knot


, "the premiere wedding Internet site," Jim Cramer told viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show Thursday.

In an effort to "resuscitate" Yahoo!, which he owns for his

Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust, Cramer has been looking at companies Yahoo! could purchase to improve its growth.

Acquiring other companies is the only way Yahoo! is going to "come back from the dead," he said.


Wednesday's show, Cramer suggested



, and Knot is the next company he believes Yahoo! and market players should buy.

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"Buy Knot before Yahoo! does," Cramer said.

The Knot, the most trafficked wedding destination on the Web, is going up whether Yahoo! buys it or not, he said.

There are two obstacles that might stand in the way of a Yahoo!-Knot marriage. The first impediment would be if Yahoo!'s management decides not to do anything to improve its company. And the second would be cold feet that The Knot's gotten too expensive. Cramer, however, doesn't agree with that thinking.

"Yahoo! should buy Knot, but even if it doesn't, I would still get behind this stock and ride out its growth and momentum," he said.

On another note, Cramer told viewers if they bought


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on his recommendation, they should be up "a sweet 35 points."

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And it's still not too late to get into it, Cramer said, as he is raising his price target for Google from $500 to $560 a share.

Healthy Dialing


Johnson & Johnson

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shares, another holding in Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS, did nothing after the health care company

reported earnings results Monday, shares rallied 4 points after its conference call.

This is because "conference calls matter," Cramer said. "So far, Johnson & Johnson has given the best conference call of this reporting season."

It convinced people to buy, he went on to say.

Most major companies hold conference calls soon after they report where anyone can call in, Cramer explained. It is here where the chief executive talks about what went right and what mattered to the company during the past quarter of year.

While people can't trade off how the company did in the past, conference calls also provide forecasts and open up the call for questions, he said.

The first thing Cramer said he listens for in a conference call is confidence in management.

"If they are sheepish with the questioning, then I would throw the company out immediately," he said. "And if they are upbeat in the face of weak results, then that company is not for me either."

Johnson & Johnson, which has a "historically reserved" management, sounded confident, said Cramer, and that made him feel "great." In the question-and-answer session, management answered every question clearly.

The next thing Cramer listens for is guidance. If a company cuts guidance, it's most likely time to cut and run from the stock, he said. In this case, Johnson & Johnson gave "the best kind of guidance," he said. "It reported a better-than-expected quarter and then guided higher."

Also look for outliers, or any little pieces of information that might affect the company and stock, Cramer advised. The last thing he generally looks for during a conference call is how the management deals with the bears.

"Here's where Johnson & Johnson really shined," Cramer said. They promptly talked about their "troubled device makers" and "cut out the bears' tongues" with their candidness, he said.

Wrasslin' with Numbers

Cramer welcomed

World Wrestling Entertainment

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Chairman and CEO Vincent McMahon to the show and asked him about the company's audience.

"National attendance is a little bit down, but international attendance is huge," McMahon responded.

"The WWE is about the American culture without having the American political influences to go with it," he went on to say. "It's pretty easily understood, and it's global in nature."

When Cramer asked how the WWE protects itself from the downside of moviemaking, McMahon said that his company's movie-making model is different compared to the Hollywood model.

"We keep production costs down, and we use our own intellectual property," he said. "We have a tremendous leg up, and we are story tellers."

Cramer said that, with a 5% yield, he would be a buyer of WWE.

"The stock has been in business for seven years and has not moved, but that's about to change," Cramer said.

To view Cramer's interview with Vince McMahon, please click here.

Sell Block

In the show's "Sell Block" segment, Cramer said it's time to ring the register on



, which has run up on a new

drug licensing deal with


( SGP).

It's also time to ring the register on

C.R. Bard




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, which are both up, he advised.

It's time to take

Level 3 Communications


, a stock that's up 25% since Cramer recommended it, off the table, he said. Cramer advised taking a little off of

Continental Airlines

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as well, since this stock is up, too.


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and Johnson & Johnson, however, he advised holding. And, because Cramer believes

Walter Industries


could still go higher, he told viewers to hold on to shares of that name as well.

He suggested holding

Advanced Micro Devices

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, even though it had a bad quarter and advised getting rid of


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and going with

Knight Capital



Cramer said he was wrong to stay negative on


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and admitted he screwed up on

UnitedHealth Group

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, a stock he owns for Action Alerts PLUS, but said it's too cheap to sell now.

Lightning Round

Cramer was bullish on


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TD Ameritrade

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FLIR Systems

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NICE Systems

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Procter & Gamble

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Trump Entertainment

( TRMP),


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United Technologies

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EuroZinc Mining

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Southern Copper

( PCU),

Pharmaceutical Product Development

( PPDI),

Tempur Pedic

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AU Optronics



Cramer was bearish on


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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Johnson & Johnson, Schering-Plough, UnitedHealth Group and Yahoo!.

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