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"Over the next few months, there is just a huge amount of money to be made owning technology stocks ... and I don't want you sitting on the sidelines," Jim Cramer told viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show Wednesday.

Tech, like few other sectors, performs when the calendar says it will, he said. With the back-to-school and holiday seasons coming up, the products that technology companies sell are or will soon be in huge demand.

And if people wait to buy these stocks in the fall, they will surely miss out on a big part of the move, Cramer said.

Tech companies are "brimming with cash," he went on. They are buying back stocks and are in a great financial state. Right now, PC makers


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, which Cramer owns for his charitable trust,

Action Alerts PLUS, are in the "sweet spot," he said.

Both are near their 52-week highs, but "big gains" are still in the future in the next three months, he said. Cramer said that he still considers H-P "criminally cheap" and that even though Dell may seem expensive, its growth rate should accelerate.

The PC industry is doing better than expected, and with price wars going on between the component makers, these PC companies' raw costs have never been cheaper, he said.

Further, H-P and Dell both have tremendous rest-of-world exposure. Cramer called H-P "a buyback king" and pointed out that Dell's consumer retail plan has been working out better than people expected.

Dell or H-P: "The time is right for both," he said.

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Wade Into Riverbed

Riverbed Technology


, Cramer told viewers, is a speculative tech stock he likes.

Although this stock is up, Cramer said, he is still confident that Riverbed has room to go even higher. The company, he said, has been "coining money" off its WAN optimization technology, and its Steelhead line of appliances saves its customers bandwidth.

However, before market players think of buying Riverbed, Cramer said he wants them to understand that the stock is a hard one to trade, which is why he's advising people to


in it -- not trade it.

Although he does believe that Riverbed is a buy, Cramer wants people to be prepared for the probability that the stock might swing on earnings.

"If you're up for some risk, consider putting half down on Riverbed," and focus on its long-term story, Cramer said. "Don't let the volatility around its quarter scare you."

"Riverbed is the poster child for paying up for best of breed," he added. Although it's not cheap, it is worth the money. "Great high-growth stocks with great momentum are hardly ever cheap," Cramer said.

"There's no limit to what the Street will pay for it, because growth on Wall Street is like crack, and Riverbed's growth is unparalleled."

Am I Diversified?

During the "Am I Diversified?" game, Cramer's first caller named the following five stocks:


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Starwood Hotels



This is "perfect diversification," Cramer said. However, he said he prefers



to Starwood,

J.C. Penney

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to Kohl's and

Time Warner




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to Disney.

The second caller asked if he was diversified with these five plays:




Nordic American Tanker

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Bank of America

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Cramer called out a tech pair in Cisco and Nokia and suggested that the caller sell Nokia and buy a health care stock instead.

The next player called in with the following five names:


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Emerson Electric

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Washington Mutual

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Cramer called the portfolio "dynamite," but he told the viewer to consider getting into Bank of America instead of Washington Mutual.

The last caller's portfolio was made up of the following five companies:


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Lundin Mining


,Bank of America,Apple and



, a stock, along with Corning, that Cramer owns for his charitable trust.

Cramer blessed the portfolio as diversified and recommended the caller stay with it.

Want Waste Services

Recently on , Cramer said he had looked for stocks with big insider buying and big short positions and had found

Waste Services



Despite reporting a strong quarter Tuesday, the stock didn't budge today, he said. Cramer welcomed the company's CEO, David Sutherland-Yoest, to the show and asked him if the bar was raised too high on the stock.

"We exceeded our internal expectations," Sutherland-Yoest said. The market, he said, hasn't understood the company's assets with its swap out of

WCA Waste


and its acquisition of a Florida transfer station and hauling company.

Next quarter, the CEO continued, could reflect better numbers as people will be able to recognize the value of WSII's South Florida assets.

"To me, it seems like a good place to be," Cramer said of WSII. "Sometimes these stocks don't move like they should. I'm sticking by it."

To view Cramer's interview with David Sutherland-Yoest, please click here.

During the "Sudden Death" round, Cramer was bullish on


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. He was bearish on




Baker Hughes



Lightning Round

Cramer was bullish on


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Bank of America

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Dominos Pizza

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Tata Motors

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Trinity Industries

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Leucadia National



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Cramer was bearish on

Human Genome Sciences




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Spartan Motors

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Joy Global



For more of Cramer's insights during the Lightning Round, click here


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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Hewlett-Packard, NYSE Euronext, Corning, Citigroup, Nike, Hologic, Caterpillar and Freeport McMoRan.

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