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PEWAUKEE, Wis. (
) -- According to Jim Cramer,
. However, Cramer pointed out that the shorts are doing a terrible job at succeeding in pushing stock prices lower.
Cramer said that the shorts are buying huge amounts of puts on the machinery stocks. The shorts have also been betting heavily against retail stocks, but that trade hasn't been working out. Cramer said there are a ton of hedge fund shorts in the oils and the oil services. Plus, the hedge funds have been extremely bearish against the REITs, but that trade has also been a disaster.
Cramer has also noticed that the shorts are using double- and triple-leveraged ETFs to try to knock the market down. The only problem with these bearish strategies is that they simply aren't working as the market continues to trade higher.
On Tuesday's "Stop Trading!" segment, Cramer blasted the shorts and the media for having such a negative outlook on the commercial real estate sector. He told viewers that the REITs are on fire and that he's tired of hearing the bears saying that the next market crisis is going to be with commercial real estate
Recently, Cramer found opportunity in ag stocks, natural gas stocks and foreign stocks. Here are some Cramer highlights from over the past week as aggregated from his "Mad Money" TV show, the "Stop Trading!" segment on
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-- Written by Roberto Pedone in Pewaukee, Wis.
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