The momentum names of the first three months of 2006 should continue to do well into the second three months, Jim Cramer said on
"Stop Trading!" segment Friday.
"It's a winners win situation," Cramer said, naming
( HANS). "I call them the too fast and too furious."
Cramer said Akamai was his favorite stock for the second quarter.
addition to the
, Cramer said: "Anyone who really thinks they can game this is blowing smoke."
Turning to financials, Cramer asked why the Philadelphia/KBW Bank Index did so well in the first quarter if interest rates are supposedly going to to hammer lender earnings. He said of
, "Maybe these are signaling that they're just way too cheap."
"They go up on the days that they should go down," Cramer said. "The playbook says they should be failing. They aren't failing."
remains a favorite in the space because of its ability to attract depositors who are displaced by other bank mergers.
Cramer said a downgrade of
Friday was mistimed with the shares trading at a 52-week low.
At the time of publication, Cramer was long Commerce Bancorp.
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