Updated from 5:54 a.m. EST
Jim Cramer senses fear and a possible economic slowdown in the air. No matter where the U.S. economy goes, Cramer is going to find the stocks that present the best opportunity to make money.
Here are some Cramer highlights from the past week as aggregated from his "Mad Money" TV show, the "Stop Trading!" segment on
: Last Friday, Cramer gave out some tech stocks that have little exposure to subprime, or were just oversold. In a Nov. 9 blog post he wrote, "I have said you can nibble tech, so I have put together my nibble list."
: Cramer believes a recession could be coming and he knows just how to play it. On
last Thursday's "Mad Money" show
he recommended shielding against a coming housing-led recession with a bulletproof portfolio.
: Cramer continues to see opportunity in the oil sector. In a Nov 14 blog post he wrote, "I have a really hard time dealing with the bear case for oil. We are using more, we are running out and $100 doesn't even seem like an important level anymore. It's more likely that we'll go to $200 and reminisce about $100 oil than that we'll look back and reminisce about $100 oil when we are at $50."
: When Cramer senses fear in the markets, he finds opportunity. In a Nov. 12 blog post he wrote, "The sudden aversion to any momentum name tells me that fear is rife now."
include names like
: Cramer used his experience from trading in 1990 to spot opportunity in some biotech stocks during
Tuesday's "Mad Money" show
. And among
: Cramer found some stock opportunities after listening to
conference call. On
Wednesday's "Mad Money" show
he said the call not only brightened a dismal market that day but also provided a trove of great investment ideas. Check out
to see the picks, which include
: Cramer noticed some recession stocks starting to move, and that movement could be a tell for where the economy is heading. In a Nov. 14 blog post he wrote, "Where's the real rally today? In the recession stocks, even as recession talk seems to have died down of late because of the new love affair with the banks."
: Cramer was full speed ahead last night with his latest
. He was bullish on several stocks such as
but also bearish on the likes of
Johnson & Johnson
(Editor's note: At the time of original publication of his posts and shows, Cramer owned Freeport-McMoRan, Schering-Plough and XTO Energy for his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.)
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