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People want to know how to trade on stocks mentioned on

Mad Money

, Jim Cramer told his

"RealMoney" radio show listeners on Monday, referring to his


television show.

"Buy the stocks I recommend only if you can get them within 25 cents of where they closed that day," no matter how good the idea sounded on the show, Cramer said.

He added that he would use a limit order on anything bought during or after the show, and that it would be "pure, unadulterated foolishness" to use a market order.

"Market orders are strictly forbidden in this business ... you will invariably pay the highest price, far more than you ever expected," he added.

And while some of the stocks mentioned on

Mad Money

will move higher over a period of days, "most will spike and then go down ... and leave you with a loss," Cramer warned.

He said that a company like



, which goes up $10, is the exception.

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He also said that you can't get involved with after-hours trading and buy something that has moved much higher than it was a few hours before, and that's because the odds are against you.

This is a game where even things like modem speed count, Cramer said. When he was at his hedge fund, he didn't think there was anybody faster than he was, since he had some of the most advanced technology in the business, but even he rarely got the price he wanted.

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After-hours trading means "you'll be going up against guys like I was at my old fund," Cramer said.

Dykstra's Dugout

Lenny Dykstra, the "Disciplined Trader" and celebrity investor contributor for

, joined Cramer to talk about his picks for the week.

Dykstra buys calls, rather than a company's stock, because purchasing control of the shares gives him exposure to quality stocks for a lot less money.

He also says that the strategy of buying deep-in-the-money calls is a more flexible play because he can unload the shares the minute they move higher.

This is a strategy that Cramer said works for Dykstra, because he's comfortable with making money this way. You need to find the method that works for you, Cramer said.

Dykstra said that his strategy was all about taking advantage of weakness in high-quality stocks, adding that he likes to buy stocks near their 52-week lows.

He bought a July call on


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for $3.80, meaning he controls 1,000 shares of the stock for $3,800 until July.

"It's not a matter of if, but a matter of when," Dykstra said, referring to when the stock would make a move higher.

He said that the minute that stock moves higher, he'll take profits.

Defending Dow

Cramer opened up the phone lines to a caller who said he was looking at


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Dow Chemical

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Cramer said that no one seems to realize that there's a collapse in natural gas prices and that Dow is set up to take advantage of that. He also said Cameco is "such a right stock" because it's the pure play on uranium at a time when people are starting to talk about nuclear power again.

Another caller wanted to know what Cramer thought of


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, which was up about $2 ahead of the quarter (the stock was recently trading at $79.99).

Cramer said that he wouldn't worry about the fact that the stock is up, because it is a cheap company with a lot of upside.

He said that it's being run by the No. 1 manager in the drilling business, Eugene Isenberg, who is confident that they could make as much as $8 a share in earnings. Cramer agrees that this is possible. He said that the company sells at 10 times earnings, vs. a company like


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, which sells at 60 times earnings.

But, Cramer said, Nabors is growing faster than Google, so the stock price will eventually adjust higher to take this into account.

He said he also likes the drilling companies


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Save Room for Speculation

Cramer told another caller that


( ZL) is no doubt a speculative stock, but that there's room for a speculative stock in a portfolio. He said that he believes that the company is in the midst of a multiyear turnaround, and that it could be a good speculative buy.

He also said that he thinks



is a very cheap independent oil and gas company. He was surprised to see it fall six points from its high, and that at this level he would consider committing assets to Talisman.

While some people complain that there's no catalyst to the market, Cramer thinks there's no catalyst in large-cap stocks. That's why he urged listeners to check out's

Breakout Stocks


"The idea of trying to like the market is antithetical to what I do," Cramer said. The name of the game is to locate the bull markets where they are, and that this newsletter helps readers identify what is currently working in the market and identify small- and mid-cap plays that are poised for growth.

Breakout Stocks

is written by Michael Comeau and Will Gabrielski, the same team that produces's

Stocks Under $10 newsletter.

Cramer also said that he likes sectors that are tied to products in short supply, including oil, coal, diamonds, copper and steel.

There's no shortage of wireline, cable or PCs, he said, adding that you could get burned by buying in an area where supply is plentiful.

And he said that



has not moved up too much because the company has so much room to grow.

At the time of publication, Cramer was long Halliburton and Intel.

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