Stop Trading! This Rally's for Real

Tech is particularly hot.
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Tech buyers don't have their heads in the sand even as the bond market signals tough times ahead, Jim Cramer said Friday on CNBC's "Stop Trading!" segment.

"I don't think people are being foolish," he said. "They're not nearly as focused on the bond market as the media critics would have them. Somehow they're not scared. ... It's a reversion to the days when we had growth and we paid for it."

All areas of tech are getting a boost, he said, from


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. "The buyers are not waiting. They want in. ... I'm seeing Intel act like the Intel of old."

One area Cramer cited was the decreasing prices of components. "You can make a case that


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, that use the components, are going to have margin expansion."

The pattern in tech is one that's seen across many sectors in the economy.

Union Pacific

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, for example, cut its estimates but still rose. "It cut its numbers, and the stock goes higher. This is the power of the rally."

Union Pacific is benefiting from a lack of competition among railroads. "It's a long-term-growth story in pricing power. Railroads have it, and truckers don't."

Cramer also cited

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as a stock that's just getting rolling. He said that while some see its move higher as the result of a stock buyback, the move is based in real buying. "You can't walk a stock up," he said of a company buying back stock. "You follow it up."

At the time of publication, Cramer was long HPQ and UNP.

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