Looks like the
conference bug is about to bite. I have watched a bunch of stocks trade up after that topsy-turvy opening, and almost all of them are expected to give good conference presentations.
The Net, Net infrastructure and
B2B plays are all on target to tell great stories. I have mentioned
as an example of one that might speak positively and get things rolling. Two of our staff used it this weekend; one saved $50 the other $35. Both raved about the savings for everyday staples such as coffee and soda, and cereal and milk. We shop at
-- suburbs vs. city, I guess -- so I know the feeling of these windfalls.
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We are also expecting positives from the usual B2B players from our
and we like the action in
. No, our staff bought nothing from Brocade. This one is strictly homework-driven.
: How about a weekly lockup expiration flag? The stocks that are down the most are ones where the lockups have expired and the sellers are thick as thieves! ... Hidden breaks from the end of the year file: the last time I have to look at that
gift ad. ... Contest: If you have been turned down by
Brown & Co.
as an investor, please email me.
James J. Cramer is manager of a hedge fund and co-founder of TheStreet.com. At time of publication, his fund was long Brocade and priceline.com. Cramer's fund also may be long or short certain stocks in his B2B rotisserie league or Red Hot index. His fund often buys and sells securities that are the subject of his columns, both before and after the columns are published, and the positions that his fund takes may change at any time. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. Cramer's writings provide insights into the dynamics of money management and are not a solicitation for transactions. While he cannot provide investment advice or recommendations, he invites you to comment on his column at