Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Signs of a Healthy Market (Final)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- With the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting a new high for the year, Jim Cramer donned his doctor's lab coat and told viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show that he was going to take the pulse of the market to see whether it was truly healthy.
The checkup consisted of 10 tests that Cramer said he's been using for years to take the temperature of an illusive market. This is what he saw:1. A Rally in Transports. Cramer said this is important because the transports represent the movement of goods and people. If the transports are rallying, commerce is picking up, he said. 2. Strength in Banking. Cramer said our economy runs on credit, so a rally in the banking index means that credit conditions are improving.
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