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Mad Money Mailbag: Retail Traffic

Editor's note: The following are questions received from viewers of "Mad Money," seen every day at 6 p.m. EST on CNBC.

Is Costco (COST - Get Report) a good stock to keep, or should I sell it?

-- Adrian from Texas

Jim Cramer: I maintain that the retailer is attractive to purchase at current levels. The stock is down about 15% from its recent highs, even though management continues to deliver consistent same-store sales growth.

I own Clorox (CLX - Get Report), Emerson Electric (EMR - Get Report), America Fundamental Investors Fund (ANCFX) and American New Perspective Fund (ANWPX). How does my portfolio look?

-- Wendy from Illinois

Jim Cramer: While I like Emerson as a stock, you already own it in both of your mutual funds, and probably don't need to hold it as a separate position.

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At the time of publication, Cramer had no position on any stocks mentioned.

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