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"The markets were looking for a big rate cut from the

Federal Reserve

, and that's just what they got," Jim Cramer told viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show Wednesday.

Cramer said there's no reason now not to be bullish and those who sold off were wrong.

He said he's so confident in the market that he would even consider buying a house. A turnaround in real estate is inevitable, he emphasized.

"This cut has given investors an opportunity to make money," Cramer said.

In this market environment, he likes such high-paying dividend stocks as


(MO) - Get Report

, which just raised its dividend again on Wednesday. Altria is a stock which he owns for his

Action Alerts PLUS portfolio.

He's also a fan of


(T) - Get Report



(VZ) - Get Report

for their dividends.

Cramer also sees a bull market in retail stocks and finds


(COST) - Get Report


Urban Outfitters

(URBN) - Get Report

attractive. He says just about any retailer should benefit from the rate cuts.

Banks and brokers should also go higher in this environment, Cramer said. He said


(WB) - Get Report

is probably the strongest player and noted

Washington Mutual

(WM) - Get Report

is worth hanging onto until they get a bid.

He also sees some value in

Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report

and even in


(C) - Get Report

. The latter is a stock which he owns for his

Action Alerts PLUS portfolio.

Cramer also had a few new recommendations, including automakers

General Motors

(GM) - Get Report



(F) - Get Report

, both of which Cramer feels will slowly start creeping higher.

Cramer recommended buying any of these names on weakness. "Be glad the market came down," he noted. This is not the time to run away from stocks, but rather the time to run toward them, he asserted.

A Stock That Delivers in Tough Times

Cramer said


(TUP) - Get Report

has been a slow but steady winner since he first recommended it on Oct. 4, 2006. Since then, Tupperware shares have risen 75%.

The company just reported a blowout quarter, beating estimates by 13 cents a share, and was up 18% on a down day in the markets. On top of that, it sports an attractive 2.5% dividend yield.

Cramer said the company can deliver these earnings because 85% of its business is overseas and because it relies on individual sales representatives rather than costly retail outlets.

Rick Goings, chairman and CEO of Tupperware

(TUP) - Get Report

appeared on the show to elaborate on his company's operations.

Goings said Tupperware is indeed a counter-cyclical business that does well when times are tough.

He noted that 40% of Tupperware's business is now beauty products. When Cramer asked Goings about the threat of rising raw costs, the CEO replied that with 70% gross margins, raw costs are not a problem.

Cramer closed by saying he stands behind Goings and would be a buyer of Tupperware.

Don't Be Fooled By One Report

Cramer warned investors not to "get taken when losers report bad numbers." Instead, he says, "stick with the winners."

On Monday's show, he outlined how bad news from cellular equipment maker



brought down the shares of its competitor,


(NOK) - Get Report

, right before Nokia reported stellar earnings and shot up 5 points.

The same thing is happening, he says, with the wireless companies. Of the big three wireless providers,


(T) - Get Report



(VZ) - Get Report



(S) - Get Report

, Cramer would only keep AT&T and Verizon. Sprint, he says, "is just a disaster."

On Jan. 18, Sprint pre-announced sizeable downward pressure on subscriber growth, a move which brought down shares of AT&T and Verizon as well. But if you believed the Sprint news, you would've lost out, Cramer warned.

Just one week later, AT&T announced a net gain of 2.7 million new subscribers, compared to a loss of 100,000 subscribers for Sprint. Shortly thereafter, Verizon announced a net increase of 1.9 million subscribers.

"You just can't get enough AT&T or Verizon," Cramer said. Both companies offer safe dividends and are clearly taking share from Sprint.

He says AT&T, at below $35 a share, would be the better value, but warns investors to be careful when Sprint gets ready to announce again. More bad news, he says, could drop all three stocks again.

Mad Mail

In this segment, Cramer told a viewer that although bank stocks will see continued weakness, he would buy

JP Morgan

(JPM) - Get Report



(WB) - Get Report

if they fall more than a few points.

A second viewer asked about



. Cramer said he thinks the business is no good and Walgreen's is going down.

Sudden Death

Cramer was bullish on

Precision Castparts



Level 3 Communications



Cramer was bearish on

Pfizer Inc

(PFE) - Get Report


Cal Dive



Sara Lee



Pacific Ethanol

(PEIX) - Get Report


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Lightning Round

Cramer was bullish on

Foster Wheeler



Emerson Electric

(EMR) - Get Report



(FLEX) - Get Report


Waste Management



Republic Services

(RSG) - Get Report



(PTR) - Get Report


Focus Media



Cramer was bearish on

Under Armour

(UA) - Get Report


E*TRADE Financial

(ETFC) - Get Report


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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Altria and Citigroup

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