"While everyone is focused on the excellent unemployment number, Brazil seems to be rolling over ..." Oops, not true, Brazil acts fine.

"Reports that

Robert Rubin

and

Alan Greenspan

have cancelled airline reservations for Jan. 1 in order to rent rickshaws ..." Nah, way too negative, no one will buy that.

"Nagging light volume and the continued persistent selling of small-caps ..." Hold it, the volume is strong and the advance-decline is finally broadening out to include some of those

Russell

plays.

"Ah, how 'bout that

Scientific-Atlanta

(SFA)

?" OK, there's something for the Bruins to run with.

So many times the market goes sideways or emits toxic odors or just downright disappoints that when we have a strong day like today, there's just not that much bad to say.

But you know they will think of something.

James J. Cramer is manager of a hedge fund and co-founder of TheStreet.com. At the time of publication, the fund had no positions in the stocks mentioned, though positions 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 by sending an email to letters@thestreet.com.