Cramer's Lightning Round - Priceline Is Fine, Expedia Is Better (12/17/12)

by: Miriam Metzinger

Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Monday December 17.

Bullish Calls:

SPDR Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:GLD): "A lot of people are backing away from gold, but gold is a currency, and I want some. It trades in a range. Maybe it goes down a bit, but I want you to be in it for the long term."

Hain Celestial (NASDAQ:HAIN): "I want you to own Hain. People are panicking. The stock came down. It had a big gain. I'm not concerned. I want to buy Hain right here."

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (NYSE:KMP): "A lot of people are worried about the current Administration's view on oil and gas. CEO Rich Kinder has done a remarkable job. I'm sticking with KMP. I'm not concerned. It is a good stock to own."

Priceline (NASDAQ:PCLN), Expedia (NASDAQ:EXPE): "Priceline is fine. World travel is fine. PCLN is a $600 stock, and those are hard to own. I do like Expedia better. It has that corporate business that has done well."

Ford (NYSE:F): "I want you to hold on to Ford. Europe could turn for them. The U.S. is good. Ford is finally ready to run."

Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY): "I think it is a great housing play. I think the world of this company. I am a buyer not a seller. For WY, 2013 is going to be big."

Bearish Calls:

Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ:PTEN): "I would ring the register, because domestic drillers are not doing so well. Let's take it off the table."

NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE): "I'm not a big clean energy guy."


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