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Cramer's 'Stop Trading!': Take Some Profits

The sectors that are working need to cool off a little, Cramer says.
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Take some profits in hot sectors, Jim Cramer said on CNBC's "Stop Trading!" segment Tuesday.

"It's about time," Cramer said of today's market selloff. "Heaven love the rails," he said, "but they do not have to be up every day." He recommended ringing the register in groups that are "having parabolic moves." He also said he doesn't like tech at these levels.

Cramer said he does like some stocks here. He said

Honeywell

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is a buy if the price comes down. He said the company "basically preannounced the other day, and it's not really doing anything."

Cramer said some steel companies will win on the earthquake in China. He said that he wants to be in on a secondary offering from

Nucor

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. "Very rarely do I ever want to be in a secondary," he said. "Not this one. This one is a winner."

Of the larger commodity markets, Cramer said that stocks with oil exposure are "not expensive." He said that "people are not using $125

a barrel for oil in their numbers." He said that with that factor added in, many stocks should be priced higher.

Cramer also said he likes

CSX

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and

Union Pacific

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, but recommended taking profits "just as a prudence method." He expressed concern that the American rail companies appear to be the only stocks reacting to the news of the China earthquake.

Cramer also praised oil and gas magnate T. Boone Pickens for being right about ethanol. Cramer said that when 3% of gasoline destroys 30% of America's food supply, it's "about as dumb a thing as I've ever heard.

"I'm the most rapacious capitalist that's ever lived," Cramer said, but "I still have some horse sense."

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

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