Cramer said what matters most to our nation's economy is growth. Sadly, neither side is making any mention of growth in their campaigns.
Neither side supports the natural gas act, for example, which would not only pay for itself but create hundreds of thousands of jobs and break the stranglehold of OPEC oil. Neither side seems to be willing to do a massive refinancing of our nation's debt at historically low rates either, noted Cramer, even though such action would save our nation billions of dollars.
So when it comes down to it, most of what the politicians say doesn't translate into earnings for stocks, which is ultimately what puts money in your pocket.
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