Jim Cramer: The One Thing Investors Must Pay Attention to If Nothing Else

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Why is it that there always seems to be more headlines during earnings season?

From Thursday evening through Friday morning, investors heard from Netflix (NFLX) - Get Report , IBM (IBM) - Get Report , Morgan Stanley (MS) - Get Report , Danaher (DHR) - Get Report , Honeywell (HON) - Get Report and more.

Pair that with a little trade commentary from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and oil headlines out of Iran, and you have a market saturated by news.

Not all of us have the luxury (a word for it) of staying on top of the news like a business journalist, so what's the most important thing to watch in the markets now?

TheStreet founder and Action Alerts PLUS portfolio manager Jim Cramer shared what he is watching:

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