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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- We've seen the enemy and it's not who you think it is. That's what Jim Cramer told his "Mad Money" viewers Monday as he railed against the true enemy of individual investors' net worth: financial innovation.
Cramer said he's a big fan of innovation in other areas such as technology, where
(AAPL), a stock he owns for his charitable trust,
'Udderly' Delightful DeanWith U.S. markets continuing to be held hostage by the woes of Europe, Cramer said investors need to stick with stocks that offer domestic security. When it comes to domestic-oriented stocks, nothing is more domestic than Dean Foods (DF), our country's largest purveyor of milk and dairy products. According to Cramer, Dean Foods has transformed itself from an "udder" disaster to a world-class food company. It delivered a 10-cent-a-share earnings beat on a 5.4% pop in revenue, with increased operating margins to boot. Dean is also cleaning up its balance sheet and enjoying declining dairy costs, which are expected to drop by 20% in 2012.
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