POT of Gold - Cramer's Lightning Round (5/16/08)

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 |  Includes: CPST, DBD, GFA, GVA, HBI, ORAN, POT, RHT, XOM
by: Miriam Metzinger

Stocks discussed in the lightning round session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV program, Friday May 16.

Bullish calls:

Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI): "That's a remarkable turn-around company.”

Potash (NYSE:POT): "Potash is not just about renewable energy; they're about getting more out of an acre of land. I'm not backing down from this one."

France Telecom (FTE): "I don't think you can go wrong with that one. I'd hold onto it."

Capstone Turbine (NASDAQ:CPST): "This one is an interesting speculation. It's gone up a lot, but I like it."

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM): "Exxon is fine. Is it my favorite? No, but I'm never going to tell people to sell that one."

Gafisa (NYSE:GFA): "I want you to get back into this one …Brazil is one of the most investible countries out there."

Bearish calls:

Diebold (NYSE:DBD): "You have to sell. Once we get a bid, we take it off the table and start looking for the next one.”

Granite Construction (NYSE:GVA): "You sell that sucker. It's had a little spike here. You ring the register and sell."

Red Hat (NYSE:RHT): “I have never been right on this one. I'm not going to give you an opinion."

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