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Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Thursday May 19.

Bullish Calls:

First Niagara (FNFG), BB&T (BBT): "'I don't want to recommend either one on a takeover basis. FNFG is expanding terrifically in Philadelphia. I want to stick by FNFG and BBT...but I still don't like the bank stocks. Too much pressure from the government. So be very careful."

Nordic American Tanker (NAT): "If you have to own a tanker stock...then you want to be in NAT. It yields 5% and that dividend can go higher. I like that stock only if you want a tanker stock."

Bearish Calls:

LDK Solar (LDK): "No...you can't...please, please, don't be in that stock. That is a bad stock. They are having financial issues."

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Source: Cramer's Lightning Round - LDK Solar Is a Bad Stock (5/19/11)