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Don't you think it's amazing how quickly panic spreads? I always find it incredible, that way we simply can't control our instinct to sell all those companies we liked so much last week.

I mean, do we really believe that

Bank of America

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should yield 5%? We must if we're about to sell it here.

Do we believe that


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should sell at 8 times earnings? Yes, if we believe that the earnings are phony.

Do we believe that


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will never get a bid? Or that

Dow Chemical

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is worth nothing now that it hasn't?

I guess I have seen too many of these selloffs. I look at a


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or a


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and I think, "Wow, nice sale."

I don't look at it as the 150% leveraged hedge fund manager anymore. Maybe I should pretend that I do. Would that be more valuable?

I'll keep reiterating this until people are sick of it: Now that Treasuries are going to 4.25%, we are going to get a flight into dividend-yielding names and safety stocks, and the rest -- at least momentarily -- is for the birds!

At the time of publication, Cramer was long Goldman Sachs.

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