"The financial terrorism thing has to be put on the table," Jim Cramer said on Thursday's "Stop Trading!" segment on CNBC, "because the regular short-sellers are not doing this."
It's not his idea, he said, but people are saying that financial terrorism could be responsible for the decline in stocks such as
-- which Cramer says otherwise should be doing fine.
"Goldman has no home equity loans and car loans. Goldman does not have exposure to the parts of the economy that are bad," he said. "No one's listening to me that I think Goldman is fine."
Stocks such as
doing fine. "We have so much love now for the deposit banks," Cramer said. "Wells Fargo could do whatever it wants."
As for a ban on short-selling, Cramer was adamant that that was not the right move. "To ban short-selling is wrong," he said. "You can't ban the stuff. Just bring back the old rules. They worked for a long time."
At the time of publication, Cramer was long Goldman Sachs.
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