Jim Cramer's Mad Money Lightning Round Picks, May 24

by: Miriam Metzinger

Miriam Metzinger submits: Stocks discussed in the lightning round session of Jim Cramer’s Mad Money TV program, Thursday May 24. Click on a stock ticker for more analysis:

Bullish calls:

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL): 'Let's buy it down. You want to have 200 shares of AAPL, you buy 50 tomorrow at the opening, and then you pray it comes down... until five days before the iPhone is shipped, and then you've got to skee-daddy out of that guy... '
Alcoa (NYSE:AA):' ... even though it has had a monster run, and we believe in the stock, I am sticking with AA here.'
Sony (NYSE:SNE): 'House of pleasure. I think that SNE goes higher ... How many companies come out with a totally third-rate product, that nobody likes, and then goes up 25% because of it ... I think it goes to $53, and there I want to pull the trigger.'
Pall (NYSE:PLL): ' ... if you really want to go with that filtration game - that you go with Pall.'
Tetra Tech (NASDAQ:TTEK): ' ... if you want clean water, they've got it.'
NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX): 'The NYX is not going to go up until everybody sells it, and everybody gets short it, and all the analysts come around and admit that they're wrong about being negative... and then it's going to fly.'

Bearish calls:

Resources Connection (NASDAQ:RECN): ' I would not buy this stock. Don't buy, don't buy.'
Skechers USA (NYSE:SKX): ' ... they had an inventory problem earlier in the year ... I think that SKX is too dangerous.'
Calgon Carbon (NYSE:CCC)
Verasun Energy (VSE): 'You're kidding me, right? ... That stock was just created by bankers in order to be able to take the money from you - sell, sell, sell! '

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