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) -- Jim Cramer had a lot to say about a recent wave of stock downgrades during his "Six Stocks in 60 Seconds" segment on Monday's "Squawk on the Street" on



He said that data center purveyor


(EQIX) - Get Free Report

remains the best-performing cloud computing play despite Monday's analyst downgrade. He was also bullish on telco equipment maker


(CIEN) - Get Free Report

which may now be seeing some buying from


(VZ) - Get Free Report


Drug maker

Eli Lilly

(LLY) - Get Free Report

is a "red hot" stock like the rest of pharma, said Cramer, and remains good for a short-term trade.

Pulte Homes

(PHM) - Get Free Report

also remains a buy as the home builders continue to "make a fortune" despite repeated calls for a top in the housing market.

Rounding out the group, Cramer dismissed rumors that

Newell Rubbermaid

(NWL) - Get Free Report

is "vulnerable." He said that Newell, like

Stanley Black & Decker

(SWK) - Get Free Report

, continues to see its stock go up anyway.

Cramer was also bullish on



, a stock which he owns for his charitable trust,

Action Alerts PLUS, and one that he said is poised to have an excellent second half.

--Written by Scott Rutt in Washington, D.C.

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