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) -- Here's what Jim Cramer had to say on


"Squawk On The Street" Thursday:

Cramer agreed with Stifel cutting its rating on


(MA) - Get Report

. "For the first time


(V) - Get Report

and MasterCard are not trading together. MasterCard people are selling. Visa had an amazing quarter. Stifel's right," he said. MA rose 1.1% to $545.53.

International Paper

(IP) - Get Report

reported a "rare miss" Cramer said. "I just got to dig deeper. This could be an opportunity." IP fell 3.5% to $44.27.


(AA) - Get Report

is debating cutting back production. "The world is flooded with aluminum," Cramer said. "They don't know what to do. It's not just China, it's Russia." AA was flat at $8.46.

Every day

Gilead Sciences'

(GILD) - Get Report

stock stalls, Cramer said. But the company has a new drug for hepatitis C and "I think they've got the cure." GILD ended Thursday up 4.1% at $52.18.

Prudential Financial

(PRU) - Get Report

had a good quarter. "Holy cow! When they get it right, when you look at what happens, what an amazing story," Cramer said. PRU jumped 7% to $63.41.


(AGN) - Get Report

stock overreacted to news that a drug that wasn't expected until 2017 is not working. The stock dropped 14% Wednesday. Still, Cramer said, "What a great story that is." AGN rose 2.7% to $101.31.

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