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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" Monday evening:
He said he bought some shares Monday in
, which he also owns for his
Action Alerts PLUS portfolio. He said the company is a huge user of natural gas and great play on a strong dollar. He called the stock a "buy, buy, buy."
a consumer-spending play. He said the credit card company should do well when housing bottoms in 2009 and with oil prices on the decline.
Cramer said it wasn't worth getting
because he's down on the chip sector. "They're all going down," he said.
Cramer was down on
because "you don't want to own a defense contractor" if Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama gets elected.
Cramer recommending pulling the trigger on
when it reaches $400.
Cramer reacted favorable to a caller's request for advice on
, a company which makes rail equipment, but he said he liked
better because it offers the chance to invest in a company that features both rail equipment products and wind turbines.
*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 Unilever.
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