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Cramer's 'Stop Trading': Goldman Sachs

Jim Cramer, on Monday's 'Stop Trading!' segment on CNBC, says that to tell how China really feels about Goldman Sachs, wait for IPOs.

NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- As the market continues its recent bloodbath, sliding lower Monday afternoon, defensive names like

General Mills

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,

Kellogg

and

PepsiCo

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are on the upswing.

"There's been an endless accumulation of General Mills," Jim Cramer said during his

Stop Trading

segment on CNBC.

Meanwhile, Cramer noted, quintessential mineral company

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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

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is being hammered, down 4.2% to $60.19 in midday trading. Cramer said that Freeport is the best-run mineral company and that it's is "painful" to watch as it "trades like death."

Cramer said he would be behind

Amazon

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, but is worried states may begin taxing the Internet retailer.

Goldman Sachs

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is starting to see some backlash in China. Goldman Sachs is often viewed as the most successful foreign investment bank in China, and Cramer says the government there can make life miserable for Goldman.

But Cramer suggests that to see how the country really feels about the brokerage firm, investors should wait on upcoming initial public offerings. "Let's see how much Goldman gets in on them. If they really hate Goldman, they will cut them out of IPOs."

-- Reported by Jeanine Poggi in New York.

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