Updated from 9:38 a.m. EDT
Jim Cramer is back from the Memorial Day break and ready to provide investors with some mad-money-making ideas. Recently, Cramer found opportunity in wind stocks, stocks to buy when oil futures fall and agriculture stocks.
Here are some Cramer highlights from over the past week as aggregated from his "Mad Money" TV show, the "Stop Trading!" segment on
blog posts (these blog post links require a
: Cramer unveiled his Mad Money Wind Index with four new wind stock ideas. On
, Cramer told viewers: "Wind power is the cheapest form of renewable energy out there."
: Cramer thinks the ag sector has plenty more room to the upside. In a
he wrote: "Every time you think that the farm story is over and the
are out of steam, you need to look at the rest of the paper, not just the analyst research, to see why it still has a long ways to go."
: Cramer highlighted a group of stocks that momentum players buy when oil futures trade lower. In a
, he wrote: "They are the 'go-to' names that don't relent when the oil futures get knocked. The correlation has to be the oddest unless you respect the way money is run in this country. The momentum buyers just work this way."
: Cramer took a fresh look at his Russian portfolio, which he originally created on April 7, and is up a collective 14%. On
, Cramer told viewers: "Even with the portfolio's stellar performance, changes still need to be made."
: Recently, Cramer noticed a trend in the market that has traders buying stocks that were down the previous day and funding the purchase by selling yesterday's winners. In a
May 29 blog post
, he wrote: "I like to prepare for the change by buying stocks getting hammered today. I am bidding for
. I want to sell, small, the stocks I have been buying down that are now turning, although I think more outperformance beckons."
National Oilwell Varco
: Cramer explained that everywhere he goes people are asking him if they should buy
. In a
, he wrote: "I am down at the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, N.C., a big fun NASCAR race, and people keep asking, How about it? How about Citi at $21? It would be darned tempting if -- and this is a big IF -- they were asking about selling it, not buying it."
Cramer was full speed ahead
with his latest
. He was bullish on several stocks, such as
Hudson City Bancorp
, and bearish on several others, including
(Editor's note: At the time of publication of this article and/or at the time of original publication of his posts and shows, Cramer owned Freeport-McMoRan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and National Oilwell for his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust. Cramer is a featured commentator for
, which is owned by General Electric; as part of his contract, Cramer holds restricted shares in GE.
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