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Jim Cramer introduced his plan this week for the president-elect, Barack Obama, to fix the broken U.S. economy. Part of Cramer's plan had nothing to with Obama, but it required the European Central Bank to move in lock step with the Bank of England with interest rate cuts. Unfortunately, the ECB only cut rates by half a point, so Cramer sees more red ahead for the stock market.

No matter what happens, Cramer is ready to guide his viewers toward money-making ideas in this bear market. He is ready with ways to trade the Obama win as well as with his opinions on what the new president should do to get us out of the financial mess.

Cramer knows that plenty of bull markets and bull trends are coming now that we have political change. He is also smart enough to know when it's best to avoid stocks when bearish headwinds are in place.

Recently, Cramer found opportunity in stocks that could benefit from an Obama presidency, such as

First Solar

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; cable stocks, including


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; and stocks that work with lower oil prices, including

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. Here are some Cramer highlights from over the past week as aggregated from his "Mad Money" TV show, the "Stop Trading!" segment on CNBC and his RealMoney blog posts (these blog post links require a RealMoney subscription).

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