Updated from 6:10 a.m. EST
Jim Cramer returned this week from a much deserved holiday break eager to give out his best investment ideas.
Here are some Cramer highlights from the past week as aggregated from his "Mad Money" TV show, the "Stop Trading!" segment on
: Cramer sees similarities in stocks that can work now and stocks that worked in 1990. On
Wednesday's "Mad Money" show
Cramer told viewers, "We've been operating on the 1990s playbook for months in Cramerica and we cannot ignore it now."
: Cramer believes that Oprah has the potential to make investors some big bucks. Each year the talk show host dedicates a show to her "favorite things," products she likes and gives as gifts herself. On
Monday's "Mad Money" show
Cramer offered three Oprah plays that could make folks "a bundle for the holidays."
include names like
: Cramer believes the capital infusion that Abu Dhabi made in
could be a signal that other troubled financial firms could get rescued from bankruptcy.
In a Nov. 27 blog post he wrote, "So what can't we handle? There are only 10 companies we can't have go under."
: Cramer sees opportunity in the weak financial stocks. On
Tuesday's "Stop Trading" segment
Cramer said that, "In the wake of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority's purchase of a $7.5 billion stake in Citigroup other financials are potential international buyouts." Check out
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: Cramer sees bargains in a down market. In a Nov. 27 blog post he wrote, "Bargains. With the market down 10%, you get them. I know that no one believes that. I am hearing people come on TV and say, 'Not yet.' But when you get these broad declines you have to sit up and take notice."
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: Cramer continues to find the gems in the oil patch. In a Nov. 28 blog post he wrote, "This is the group. This is the group to own right now. It is washed out and people have abandoned it. "
: 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
(Editor's note: At the time of original publication of his posts and shows, Cramer owned Citigroup and Transocean for his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.)
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