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Here's what Jim Cramer had to say about some of the stocks that callers offered up on the "Mad Money Lightning Round" Wednesday evening: Wendy's ( WEN): "Wendy's is last year's story, my friend." Panera Bread ( PNRA): "They guided people very low. And then they beat the number and beat the number. ... I think it goes to 60 and beyond." Countrywide Financial ( CFC): "
Lightning RoundBullish Cramer was bullish on Darden Restaurants ( DRI), Yum! Brands ( YUM), Grey Wolf ( GW), Ameritrade Holding ( AMTD), E*Trade Financial ( ET), Charles Schwab ( SCH), Panera Bread ( PNRA), Countrywide Financial ( CFC), Florida Rock Industries ( FRK), Rinker Group ( RIN), Vulcan Materials ( VMC), Martin Marietta Materials ( MLM), Public Service Enterprise Group ( PEG), Nortel Networks ( NT), General Maritime ( GMR), Amgen ( AMGN), Genzyme ( GENZ), Genentech ( DNA), Yahoo! ( YHOO), Google ( GOOG), VeriSign ( VRSN), Texas Instruments ( TXN), National Semiconductor ( NSM), Aon ( AOC), Occidental Petroleum ( OXY), Cal Dive International ( CDIS), Lufkin Industries ( LUFK), Halliburton ( HAL) and Skyworks Solutions ( SWKS). Bearish Cramer was bearish on Wendy's International ( WEN), OMI ( OMM), Momenta Pharmaceuticals ( MNTA), Internet Initiative Japan ( IIJI), Nvidia ( NVDA), Silicon Image ( SIMG), Hilb, Rogal & Hobbs ( HRH), Texas Roadhouse ( TXRH) and Sealed Air ( SEE). *For all you home-gamers, a 'mon-back opportunity means Cramer would back up the figurative truck and load up on a stock.
Interested in more Cramer? Check out Jim's rules and commandments for investing from his latest book by clicking here. It's a series of articles from Cramer on how to become a better investor. The following table lists some of the rules that Cramer dissects.
|1.||Pigs Get Slaughtered||2.||It's OK to Pay the Taxes|
|3.||Don't Buy All at Once||4.||Buy Damaged Stocks|
|5.||Diversify to Control Risk||6.||Do Your Homework|
|7.||Don't Panic||8.||Buy Best-of-Breed|
|9.||Defend Some Stocks||10.||Don't Bet on Bad Stocks|
|11.||Own Fewer Names||12.||Cash Is for Winners|
|13.||No Regrets||14.||Expect Corrections|
|15.||Know Bonds||16.||Don't Subsidize Losers|
|17.||No Room for Hope||18.||Be Flexible|
|19.||Quit When Execs Do||20.||Patience Is a Virtue|
|21.||Be a TV Critic||22.||When to Wait 30 Days|
|23.||Beware the Hype||24.||Explain Your Picks|
|25.||Find the Bull Market|
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