Jim Cramer's Top Stock Picks: TGT Q MSFT CRM

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are some of the hot stocks Jim Cramer talked about on Friday's Mad Money on CNBC:

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Target (TGT): With a new CEO and a 3% yield, Cramer said it's time to take a second look at Target, especially as the economy continues to improve and shoppers trade up from the dollar stores.

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Quintiles Transnational (Q): Cramer said investors looking to play biotech without all the risks should definitely consider this clinical trial outsourcing firm with great growth and solid results.

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Microsoft (MSFT): Cramer said Microsoft, under its new CEO Satya Nadella, is proving to be a big win for shareholders as the company forges new alliances with former arch-enemies like Salesforce.com (CRM).

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