Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: A Symbolic Lesson
DNA and a PepsiLater in the show, Cramer offered two stocks that should be bought now: Pepsi (PEP) and Genentech (DNA). He said Pepsi has taken Coca-Cola's (KO) best shots and rebounded every time. What's more, "Pepsi has a strong mosaic of businesses," Cramer said. As a result, no competitor can lay into it.
As for Genentech, Cramer said it has a strong drug pipeline and the pipeline is not reflected in the numbers, he said. Cramer said Genentech reminds him of the way Merck (MRK) traded back in 1985 and 1986. The stock went up every day.
Pepsi and Genentech are both best of breed, Cramer said, and neither can be defeated.
BullishDuring the Lighting Round, Cramer was bullish on: Nextel Partners (NXTP), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), Goodrich Petroleum (GDP), Harrah's Entertainment (HET), Hansen Natural (HANS), OraSure Technologies (OSUR), Boyd Gaming (BYD), Amgen (AMGN), Target (TGT), Halliburton (HAL), EnCana (ECA), Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR), Annaly Mortgage (NLY), Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Gold Kist (GKIS), Bunge (BG), Countrywide Financial (CFC), J.C. Penney (JCP), Constellation Brands (STZ), L-3 Communications (LLL), Centerpoint Energy (CNP), Coventry Health Care (CVH), RSA Security (RSAS), Sabine Royalty Trust (SBR), Temple-Inland (TIN), Harley-Davidson (HDI), Air Products and Chemicals (APD), Cendant (CD), Transocean (RIG) and Garmin (GRMN).
BearishCramer was bearish on: Lakes Entertainment (LACOE), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN), Ross Stores (ROST), Gateway (GTW), Allegheny Energy (AYE), palmOne (PLMO), Fieldstone Investment (FICC), CMGI (CMGI), Anheuser-Busch (BUD), First Data (FDC), Sun Microsystems (SUNW), Union Pacific (UNP), PetroKazakhstan (PKZ) and Trimble Navigation (TRMB).
Interested in more Cramer? Check out Jim's rules and commandments for investing from his latest book by clicking here. It's a series of articles from Cramer on how to become a better investor. The following table lists some of the rules that Cramer dissects.
|1.||Pigs Get Slaughtered||2.||It's OK to Pay the Taxes|
|3.||Don't Buy All at Once||4.||Buy Damaged Stocks|
|5.||Diversify to Control Risk||6.||Do Your Homework|
|7.||Don't Panic||8.||Buy Best-of-Breed|
|9.||Defend Some Stocks||10.||Don't Bet on Bad Stocks|
|11.||Own Fewer Names||12.||Cash Is for Winners|
|13.||No Regrets||14.||Expect Corrections|
|15.||Know Bonds||16.||Don't Subsidize Losers|
|17.||No Room for Hope||18.||Be Flexible|
|19.||Quit When Execs Do||20.||Patience Is a Virtue|
|21.||Be a TV Critic||22.||When to Wait 30 Days|
|23.||Beware the Hype||24.||Explain Your Picks|
|25.||Find the Bull Market|
|Check back for more of Cramer's Rules|
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