Let's start with gigantic sales and earnings power, Cramer says.
Cramer goes with Randgold over Tahoe Resources and says Carnival is good.
SunEdison is Cramer's favorite 'green' energy company while Chipotle is a long-term holding.
Cramer is impressed by the turnaround efforts of Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Yum! Brands, IBM and Yahoo!.
Sometimes you have to step back and talk about the big picture when it comes to investing, Cramer says.
Cramer's first rule: Diversification is the only way to invest.
There's always somebody telling you to do exactly the opposite of what you should really be doing, so be sure to do your homework, Cramer advises.
It doesn't take a lot of effort to invest one's own money, but you must do your homework, Cramer said,
Cramer is blown away by Wells Fargo but thinks Chesapeake Energy is a worst-of-breed stock.
Cramer says Alcoa is transforming itself and Pattern Energy reminds him of one of his atlernative energy faves, SunEdison.