NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- "There is a retaining wall, it seems," for Appleundefined, said Jim Cramer on Tuesday's "Stop Trading!" segment on CNBC. "I'm cognizant of when a stock has hit a wall, and this thing needs a boost over that $200."

Apple is "very much an event-driven stock," Cramer said. After a series of events, which we've just had, it "tends to do nothing."

Cramer said that looking over the Apple call, "they were so constrained" and "could have done a much bigger number. Next year, he said, "that's the number you're going to get."

"Psychologically, it seems to be just dead," he said, "but so does

Google

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, and we're seeing a retreat of the

Nasdaq

. That was our leadership."

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Cramer said it's stocks such as

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"that are at work, probably off of consumer confidence."

Turning toward banking stocks, Cramer said that

PNC Financial

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is the "new bank king."

-- Written by Rebecca Corvino in New York.