'Mad Money Lightning Round': No on Microsoft

Cramer tells viewers they will be better off with Duke Energy.
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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" Tuesday evening:

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

: "I'm not going to bless it. Microsoft is like a utility, and if I want a utility I'll go with

Duke Energy

(DUK) - Get Report

."

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BHP Billiton

(BHP) - Get Report

: "I like the mineral stocks. I prefer to play it with

Freeport-McMoRan

(FCX) - Get Report

, but with BHP down big today, I'll own it just for the China play."

Procter & Gamble

(PG) - Get Report

: "Even after this tremendous decline, this one is still not a cheap stock and I'm not going to recommend it. "

First Niagara Financial

(FNFG)

: "You might think this one can escape the morass, but I'm sticking to my guns and I'm not going to pull the trigger."

Petroleo Brasileiro

(PBR) - Get Report

: "I'm not going to recommend PBR. If I want oil, I want yield and if I want yield I want

ConocoPhillips

(COP) - Get Report

. Forget PBR."

Gap Inc

(GPS) - Get Report

: "Keep looking. I don't want you to touch it. I don't like retail."

Oshkosh Truck

(OSK) - Get Report

: "No, I think it goes right back to $5. I didn't think the quarter was very good and I don't like the business model."

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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Freeport McMoRan, Procter & Gamble.

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