"This is one of the quietest, worst days I've ever seen," said Jim Cramer on Thursday's "Stop Trading!" segment on CNBC. He turned once again to dividend plays. "They're getting traction in this market because people are just saying, 'You know what? I need to find companies where the near-term is not disastrous.'"
As for retail, Amazon (AMZN - Get Report) is a "fabulous company," he said, that has "everything," and the fact that it is struggling leads him to "question the value of nearly every retail" stock. He said he wouldn't even try to call a bottom in retail. "When Amazon can't do it," he asked, "where does Gap (GPS - Get Report) stop? Where does Limited (LTD) stop?"
He didn't have anything better to say about solar stocks. "It's over!" he said. "Duke Energy had to cut back in solar. SunPower (SPWRA)? No thank you. " He didn't like Applied Materials (AMAT - Get Report) on the basis of its solar division, either.