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Miriam Metzinger submits: Stocks discussed in the lightning round session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV program, Thursday May 17. Click on a stock ticker for more analysis:

Bullish calls:

Potash (POT): 'POT has been on the 52-week high list for what seems like months. I still like it ... Stay with POT.'
Mosaic (MOS): ' ... fertilizer ... Mosaic, Agrium and Monsanto ... these are all ag plays. And the ag complex, along with the aerospace complex, are in major bull market mode.'
Monsanto (MON)
Agrium (AGU)
Cisco (CSCO): 'I think CSCO - with a lot of stock to buy back - with some great product offerings - should be bought at $26 ... we're down a buck and a half, and I think it's worth it to pull the trigger right here.'
Virgin Media (VMED): ' ... hasn't even started the triple play yet. I was early in that stock. Early means 'wrong' in the parlance of Wall Street... But we're down a dollar in this stock and I think we should stay with VMED.'
Clearwire (CLWR): 'It should never have gone down to $17. That was just crazy. I want to stick by CLWR. '
ViaSat (VSAT): 'I was surprised to see that stock go down too ... grows at 17%, with a 20x multiple. I think you've got to stick with it! I would even pull the trigger now that I've taken a look at it.'
ING Group (ING): 'I say ING is maybe one of the cheapest banks in the world. I like their online strategy. I am with you, I'd buy that stock!'
Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF): 'I think that CLF - which is the largest iron ore producer in this country - is going to be hard to maintain its independence. I want to buy some below $70...but I was, like you, chagrinned about that delayed earnings report.'
3M (MMM): 'This is a weak-dollar stock. We've got a weak dollar environment, a big Asian proprietary business. MMM has been a monster, a monster! MMM is going higher. MMM is still cheap. It can go up another two multiple points on that growth rate. I say it goes to $100. It's the strongest stock in the Dow.'
Dynegy (DYN):
El Paso (EP): 'We have been behind this company, ever since they decided to clean up their balance sheet.'
Dynegy (DYN)
Halliburton (HAL)

Bearish calls:

Harris Interactive (HPOL): 'I don't see a lot going on there ... Don't buy, don't buy.'
Lamar Advertising (LAMR): ' ... even though the quarter was terrific, I worry about regulation coming in ... They make billboards that change, and they're very exciting, but maybe so exciting that they cause accidents! ... Sell, sell, sell!'
HMS Holdings (HMSY): 'This stock is very expensive. It sells at more than twice its growth, so I cannot recommend it on this show. Don't buy, don't buy. But I do like that segment very much. But valuation keeps me from pulling the trigger.'
Giant Industries: 'I myself am a seller of the refiners. I think that margins have peaked. I would sell that stock. Ring the register. You've got a gigantic gain. Please don't give that gain back. Sell, sell, sell!'

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Source: Jim Cramer's Mad Money Lightning Round Picks, May 17