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Lightning Round stock picks from Jim Cramer's Wednesday, May 17 Mad Money TV program. Click on a stock ticker for more analysis:

Bullish calls:

Tim Hortons Inc. (THI)
Kopper's Holdings Inc (NYSE:KOP):
'I recommended this stock in the 18-20 makes coaltar creosote...used for railroad lines...we know from CAT's decision to buy that railroad company yesterday, as well the fact that the four rails I've been recommending are up big, even after the selloff, that the rail business be good. That means KOP is good - 3% yield. Two thumbs up, way up! '
Cheescake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE)
Yum! Brands Inc.(NYSE:YUM):
'...doing better now that the bird flu thing seems to have passed.'
Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI): 'That guy knows how to make a burger'.
BP plc (NYSE:BP): 'down from $78 to $70 in a straight line.'
Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX)
ConcoPhilips (NYSE:COP)
PetroChina (NYSE:PTR)
Exelon Corp (NYSE:EXC):
'finest nuclear power company in in show.'
TXU Corp. (TXU): 'EXC, TXU, FPL..that's my trio of utilities.'
'just upped its dividend gigantically; 3.5% yield.'
Ameritrade (NYSE:AMTD): 'has a May 23rd meeting, where I believe they will announce that the selling of insiders is over... their new pricing structure works. I think you buy AMTD* right here and you hold it until May 23rd!'
Toyota (NYSE:TM): 'Down a straight line from $123 to $109.'
General Motors (NYSE:GM): 'Everyone freaked out today because the Chief Account Officer left.'
Apple Computer (NASDAQ:AAPL): 'That CREEF lawsuit is just (dogs barking). I think Apple is done going down.'
The Children's Place (PLC): 'They continue to beat the guidance.'
Men's Warehouse: 'Best of Breed.'
Ambercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF): 'But the stock that I am just ga-ga over, I mean completely nuts over; that I think just makes the most sense is ANF - going to earn $5.50 next year. They'll take that darn company private if it's still this cheap at this time.'
Akamai Tech. Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM): 'Could still trade down to $30, because its been so hot, but there I would pull the trigger.'
Smith Micro Software (NASDAQ:SMSI)
Openwave Systems (OPWV)
Chico's FAS (NYSE:CHS):
"I gave CHS a big, fat 'don't buy', a month and a half later, the stock is down 11 points. It's time to pull the trigger.'
Earthlink (NASDAQ:ELNK): 'I like this on spec...but only one thumb up, because it's not growing the way I like.'
Oceaneering Intl. Inc. (NYSE:OII): 'Oil service stocks..have been all over.. they've taken a huge hit. OII provides engineered hardware to companies that operate in harsh environments and provides support services to goverment agencies, defense contractors and NASA.'

Bearish calls:

International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): 'I think IBM could trade down to $80 on expiration.'
Krispy Kreme Donuts (NYSE:KKD): 'I say KKD is a broken bull stock that's going up, just as a short squeeze...I think this is a trainwreck in action...find a donut company that makes money, and, even better yet, reports their financials.'
Emcore Corp (NASDAQ:EMKR): 'Semiconductors are going down..they should recover only after you see bottom in the Broadcoms and Marvells...let's give it a little room.'
Red Robin Gourmet (NASDAQ:RRGB)
Energy Transfer Print (NYSE:ETP):
'only stock in the energy patch that is at its 52-week high.'
Exxon Mobile (NYSE:XOM): 'Do you know that there are whole areas of Africa that they could be drilling in, that they're not. Do you know that they could have told Chavez to negotiate but, no! They got up on their high horse and they refused to negotiate. It's their fault.'
Northgate Minerals (NXG): 'NXG will probably go down still more, it hasn't bottomed yet.'
Crystallex International (KRY)
Eurozine Mining Corp (NYSEARCA:EZM):
'Will go down harder than the market...It's hard to find a bottom on speculation.'
Under Armour Inc. (UARM): 'very close to a 52-week high...there's a lot of risk in this market for stocks that just came public.'
Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD)
Cummins (NYSE:CMI)

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Source: Jim Cramer's Mad Money Lightning Round Picks 5/17