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Postexpiration, we are supposed to be down. Plus, Tokyo was down horribly and Europe was weak. And the Democrats made all sorts of noise this weekend that was very bad for capitalism as we know it.

So buy.

That's where we are. I want to be skeptical, but there are so many others playing that role that it feels too crowded.

To me, the better bet is to focus on the one-day sales we get, sales like the one put on



, or the sale that's going on in

Quest Diagnostics

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, or how about the sale in



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The fact that we have broken away from our worldwide cohorts makes me feel that the best is yet to come for this year.

We have been restrained when they were bad and didn't perform as well when they are good for some time now.

Not any more


At the time of publication, Cramer was long Sears Holdings and Quest Diagnostics.

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