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NEW YORK (
TheStreet) Keep listening to those conference calls, Jim Cramer told the viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show Friday, as he outlined his game plan for next week's trading.
Cramer said the sentiments from individual companies will be far more telling than any macro-economic data.
Cramer said it's time to buy
ahead of its earnings on Monday. He called the company "the finest retailer in the country," with strong management and easy comparisons. He said he'd also consider
, another firm with strong same-store sales growth.
Cramer said he'll be listening to
Dick's Sporting Goods
for insights as to whether
might have promising results when they report.
On Tuesday, Cramer said he wants to hear from the Chinese firm
for a read on the state of real estate in China. Likewise, he said grocery store chain
should have insights as to whether it might be time to ring the register on private label food companies like
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Finally, on Wednesday, Cramer said he's going to hold off buying
Carrizo Oil & Gas
if natural gas futures are trending lower, and he's avoiding
Clean Energy Fuels
however, could be an opportunity, and is worth paying attention to, he said.