Roasting the Bears

This jobs number is nirvana for everyone -- except the bears, who will be toasted to a crisp.
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Pass one of those bear weenies -- I want to toast it! A weak number is nirvana for everyone except the bears, who will be lucky to be burned to a crisp this morning.

And this was a weak number.

So many people had this one wrong. So many people were leaning the wrong way. So many people were bet short.

But as I

said yesterday, they gamed it wrong. We saw blitz yesterday, and we threw a screen pass. This assures that there is no one between us and the capital-gain end zone.

Get ready to rock.

James J. Cramer is manager of a hedge fund and co-founder of At time of publication, his fund had no positions in any stocks mentioned. 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