Can I stop hitting up



now? Can I stop counting the points I left on the table? And who the *&^$&^$# is buying it up here?


let me know how you can live with yourself. What are you thinking? Even if this is the son of


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, can the son keep rising?

Earlier this week for I wrote an article for


saying who needs Redback, I have Cisco. Before the ink was even dry, Redback hasn't stopped moving. This stock is making me feel like my wife felt when I used to say: We've got to learn these


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and stop trading these





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Needless to say, today's remonstration period was limited to trying to develop a method of keeping the Redbacks on our sheets without losing our sanity or getting vertigo.

As of 4:20 p.m. we hadn't figured it out yet.

Random musings:

Tried to snare some

Phelps Dodge

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on news of this


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More copper coming out of production from that merger.

Looking forward to my


chat at 5 p.m. today. If you started trading for the first time three weeks ago you must be scratching your head thinking, "why does everyone say this game is so hard?"

James J. Cramer is manager of a hedge fund and co-founder of At time of publication, his fund was long Cisco and Yahoo!. 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