Cramer's Lightning Round - Apple Is Sweet but Acts Rotten (12/17/09)

by: Miriam Metzinger

Stocks discussed on the lightning round session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Thursday December 17.

Bullish Calls:

TriQuint Semiconductor (TQNT), Skyworks (NASDAQ:SWKS), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL): "I like TriQuint. Is it my favorite? No. Is my favorite in the complex..the mobile internet tsunami... I like Skyworks Solutions a little bit more when it comes to those components. And I also, by the way, I still like Apple despite the fact that it acts simply awful."

Macy's (NYSE:M), Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN): I like Macy's, where there... there is literally... no one is recommending Macy's anymore of any consequence... letter M... I think Terry Lundgren [CEO] is having a great holiday. I like Urban Outfitters too. I'd buy either of those."

Fluor (NYSE:FLR), Foster Wheeler (FWLT): "I'd prefer a Foster Wheeler at this point, and particularly, I'd prefer Fluor Corporation (to Chicago Bridge and Iron). Foster-Wheeler, by the way, went up and went over to Europe. I don't know if I like that. I like Fluor, FLR."

Allegheny Technologies (NYSE:ATI): "I am furious at myself that I missed ATI, which pre-announced sharply better-than-expected earnings, on pricing of titanium. My bad. Titanium will be used in airplanes...The stock is going higher."

Bearish Calls:

Buckle (NYSE:BKE): "This retailer got too hot for me. I don't want to touch it. It got too hot... Sell, sell, sell."

Chicago Bridge and Iron (NYSE:CBI): "It's had a nice run. Sell, sell, sell."

NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX): "There's no growth. I am never going to recommend a stock on this show that has no growth. That one has no growth. It is (sound of a dog barking)... and that's why I say, sell, sell, sell."


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