The market "is very easy to manipulate these days," said Jim Cramer on Thursday's "Stop Trading!" segment on CNBC. "It's pretty easy for a desperate hedge fund to move this market up, and we should get used to it."
Oil, too, is easily manipulated, said Cramer. "Oil gets oversold, we get it up a couple of bucks, the buyers come in," he said. "They get
going, they get
going, we get a nice rally."
Cramer's often praises retailers for their customer service, but today he said some might take it too far. Articles in
The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
predict that returns are going to "kill Christmas" this year, he said, and
have particularly lenient return policies.
"Nordstrom is famous for taking back everybody else's shirts, not just yours," said Cramer, and he's seen people return five-year-old tools to Sears. "These are stocks to watch on return policy," he said.
, Cramer said it is "one of the stalwarts in this market. You've got to consider buying this sort of stock."
At the time of publication, Cramer had no positions in stocks mentioned.
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