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NEW YORK (
) -- "On Monday we could wake up in a whole new investing universe," a cautious Jim Cramer told the viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show Friday.
He said that Washington is what matters most to the markets and all eyes will be on health care, which could reignite president Obama's anti-stock agenda if it passes.
Cramer said for next week's game plan, he's continuing his trend of watching and listening to conference calls to get a better read on the various sectors of the economy, and how they'll likely fair in a new, post-health care world.
On Monday, Cramer said he'll be watching high-end retail with
, while on Tuesday he'll be listening to
to see if travel is seeing an uptick.
Cramer said he'll also be watching
, purveyors of the Olive Garden and Red Lobster chains, for the latest read on casual dining.
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On Wednesday, Cramer said the stock to watch is
. He said he wants to see if branded foods are taking back share from private label brands, and if so, it'll be time to take profits in
Finally, on Thursday, Cramer said
will be the key stock. Cramer said he was wrong to recommend it after the company gave disappointing guidance, but he now feels the company should be firing on all cylinders.
Also on Thursday is software giant
, the only stock Cramer said he'd buy ahead of its earnings report.
Also next week are the February home sales report on Tuesday and durable goods report on Wednesday. Cramer said he'll be looking for lower inventory numbers in housing and an uptick in durable goods.