The market's current strength is being fed by well-capitalized companies whose managers consider too much greed "unseemly," Jim Cramer said on
"Stop Trading!" segment Friday.
"These are companies where insiders don't have a lot of stock," Cramer said. "They tend to be from small towns where it's unseemly to line your pockets with stock options. They're well capitalized." Cramer said the market gets a "galloping effect from these major industrials, because there's no supply" of stock, unlike in the late 1990s, when market leaders such as
flooded the market with shares.
Cramer said certain commodity companies are poised to benefit from price inflation.
have "passed on more
costs than they've taken in," Cramer said. "These are companies that thrive in this somewhat moderate inflationary environment, which they haven't seen in years."
Even with rates rising, Cramer said, brokerages such as
should keep doing well. Cramer called the shares "proxies people reach to when we have a bullish tape," because they're "always positioned right." Because of their work in the derivatives markets, the stocks are "the other side of the
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