This commentary from Jim Cramer originally appeared on his RealMoney blog on Dec. 21.
Oils, tech and financials. They've all been victims of selling for weeks. Oil has actually bounced solidly off of $70, but the stocks are much too low compared to where they were last time oil was here. I think that almost all of them are buys, but I would highlight
-- it was upgraded the other day by Goldman Sachs and no one paid attention. I still like
as a terrific play on increased drilling that has barely moved.
Tech's finally making sense after several quarters of upside, aided by great announcements from
this morning, as Tim Melvin
points out in the Columnist Conversation. Those two companies are fabulous bellwethers because of the depth and breadth of their products and distribution.
remains a fave, but
finally reflecting that 2010 could be a big year and the semi-equipment trade is rocking -- as it should be when the semis are all so flush. Highlight names are
Banks? What can I say? I think that they reflect the "no downgrade" rule of the last two weeks of the year, where the analysts are acutely worried of hurting funds' performance.
going to pay a big dividend next year, I think, yet it is still below where it did its TARP secondary downgrade. Lots of upside.
All I can say is, "It's about time." These were out leaders coming out of the bottom and they are finally getting some new buyers.
If you asked me, by the way, which numbers are most likely to be raised appreciably in these groups, I would say:
Those are all worth buying right here.
At the time of publication, Cramer was long BP, JPMorgan, Chevron, Qualcomm, Weatherford and Goldman Sachs.
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