Cramer's 'Mad Money' Follow-Up: Coca-Cola

As the dollar weakens, Jim Cramer says, stocks such as Heinz, McDonald's and Coca-Cola should prosper.
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On Friday's "Mad Money," Jim Cramer said that companies such as Heinz (HNZ) , Coca-Cola (KO) - Get Report and McDonald's (MCD) - Get Report are benefiting as the dollar weakens.

Cramer said he's comforted by signs of inflation, which indicate that some companies will prosper.


Chairman Ben Bernanke's efforts to weaken the U.S. dollar in order to re-inflate the economy should especially benefit companies that do most of their business overseas.

Cramer also recommended

Eldorado Mines

(EGO) - Get Report



(BP) - Get Report

, which he owns for his charitable trust,

Action Alerts PLUS, as weak-dollar plays.

On Monday, Heinz closed up $1.50, or 4.5%, at $34.58; McDonald's closed up $1.96, or 3.7%, at $55.16; and Coca-Cola traded up $1.50, or 3.5%, to close at $44.14. Eldorado was up 38 cents, or 4.7%, at $8.55; and BP closed up $2.50, or 6.4%, at $41.90.

In his

"Lightning Round" segment

, he was bullish on

Taiwan Semiconductor

(TSM) - Get Report

, which closed up 76 cents, or 8.9%, at $9.28 on Monday; and


(XLNX) - Get Report

, which rose 96 cents, or 5%, to a Monday close of $20.26.

He was bearish on

Dr Pepper Snapple


, preferring


(HSY) - Get Report

. DPS rose 27 cents, or 1.8%, to close at $15.40 on Monday, and Hershey was up $1.29, or 3.7%, at $36.22. He was also bearish on

TCF Financial


, even though he said it was one of his favorite financials. On Monday, TCF closed up $1.56, or 13.5%, at $13.15.

At the time of publication, Cramer was long BP.

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