Cramer's 'Stop Trading!': Pass on Yahoo! - TheStreet

Cramer's 'Stop Trading!': Pass on Yahoo!

Investors hoping for an increased bid from Microsoft are wasting their time, Cramer says.
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Jim Cramer said on CNBC's "Stop Trading!" segment Friday.

On the

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

bid for

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

, Cramer said he predicts that CEO Steven Ballmer "sweetens it a little bit." Cramer said, however, that people misjudged Ballmer. "He's not a friendly man. ... There's no reason for him to make a friendly offer," Cramer said.

Cramer said he wouldn't buy Yahoo! in hopes of an increased bid from Microsoft. He said he thinks Microsoft is cheap at these levels, but he'd rather own his "new tech" stocks such as

Parker Hannifin

(PH) - Get Report

and

Eaton

(EAT) - Get Report

.

Cramer was also bullish on agricultural chemicals company

Agrium

(AGU)

. "Agrium's a great story," he said. "People have continually thought, 'Well, fertilizer, well isn't that manure?' ... This stuff is the heavy-duty stuff that really does produce a big yield." He said he also likes

Potash

(POT)

now that it's come down a little bit.

Cramer pointed out that if the U.S. government backs away from its ethanol program, a lot of stocks in the agriculture space could see a quick dropoff.

At the time of publication, Cramer had no positions in any of the stocks mentioned.

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