WINDERMERE, Fl. (Stockpickr) -- According to Jim Cramer, the BP (BP) - Get Report oil spill is overshadowing the strong move in gold. In a June 17 blog post, he said the rally in gold is one of the most powerful moves he can recall. Cramer mentioned that the move in gold is just stunning and gold stocks are soaring.
He told investors that everyone should own some gold, but not just for a trade, but also for an investment. Cramer said he prefers bullion, then coins and then the
, and lastly the stocks. He pointed out that the stocks are outperforming gold. Some of gold stocks Cramer likes include
, which he called the cheapest, and also
which he said is the fastest-growing.
Recently, Cramer found opportunity in technology stocks, stocks that are increasing their dividend and natural gas 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 posts might require a
: Cramer sees buyable opportunities in stocks like
due to their strong looking charts. In a
he wrote: "In the driller cohort, I like the looks of
, a land driller, even as much as I dislike the offshore plays as is fitting of the destruction of the Gulf as a place to drill.
may be the best chart of all. That's something new." The
( WFMI) and
: Cramer thinks market players should immunize their portfolios against the next big sell off by adding stocks that not only have dividends, but also raise them. On
he said both
Del Monte Foods
( DLM) and
are strong performers, and their dividend boosts are signs of strength and of good things to come. The
National Fuel Gas
: Cramer sees a golden buying opportunity in tech stocks such as
he told viewers that
trades at 19 times earnings despite its conservative 18% growth rate, and that's before backing out the $53 per share in cash on their balance sheet. The
: Cramer thinks natural gas is the anti-BP bet. In a
he wrote: "You want the anti-Anadarko. You want the anti-BP. You want the company that got out of deepwater drilling because it felt it too risky. You want
U.S. Natural Gas Fund
and Chesapeake Energy
: Recently, Cramer recapped what's cheap and what's not in the retail sector. In a
he wrote: "Next are the high-end plays, which have been monster-good, including
-- boy do the hedge funds hate that one - and
which did not report a great quarter but is still darned good." The
Dick's Sporting Goods
: Cramer thinks ecological clean up companies are going to get a lot of business due to the BP oil spill in the Gulf. On
Friday's "Mad Money" TV show,
he told viewers
gets 64% of its sales from environmental services, and is forecasting a 15% to 20% increase in revenues as a result of the spill. The
-- Written by Roberto Pedone in Windermere, Fla.
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