I wish I didn't have to write about pedestrianthings like money. But we own stocks, and stocks are going to trade tomorrow, so I can't pretend that I don't have a portfolio and I can't pretendthat it doesn't matter. I will review each position in my Action Alert portfolio in light of the previousweek's terrible events, and suggest what could happen when tradingresumes.
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: Cash flow uninterrupted by event. No material impact other thanadditional GDP slowdown. Alcoa does have sizable business related to aircraftproduction that could theoretically be hurt by damaged airline financials.
: No impact on drug wholesaling. This one could benefit from the flight to safety.
AOL Time Warner
: Probably lost millions in ad revenue this week. That it maintained reliability throughout crisis might be theoretically beneficial, butnumbers must come down.
: Retail feels tremendous negative drag after events like this.Not a good short-term stock.
: GDP-slowdown fears will weigh on this stock. Rebuildingissue will not be a short-term spur.
: It announced
a buyback, but since this stock is huge, we don't know how muchimpact that buyback will have. Possible rebuild spur, and re-analysis of back-up systems, a la Y2K,could help orders, but don't think it will be long-lasting. Still, a better stockthan it was last week.
: No damage from attack. But this is a consumer-confidence play tosome degree so it is somewhat worrisome. Needs rate cut.
: Unaffected by last week's events. Good value play.
: Storage play that could be benefit from the realization that back-upsystems aren't good enough. Will benefit short-term.
: Long-term construction projects are unaffected by last week's events.
: Consumer-confidence sag hurts comeback chances. Expectimminent dividend cut.
: Big blue-chips might be seen as safer harbor thanbefore. This company needs to step up its buyback. Numbers now more suspect,though.
: Will benefit from a flight to safety.
: Energy stocks might catch a bid because of potential turmoil in the Mideast. Could conceivably benefit, short-term.
: I want to buy this stock on any weakness, because I think companieswill turn to IBM for help in remote disaster-proofing. This is my primary buy-on-weaknesspick. Big cash flow, big buyback.
: No impact.
: Retail is not a place to be right now. This stock has come down agreat deal. In low 40s, I will probably begin to buy again.
: May benefit from a flight to safety and buybacks. Will also benefit from a weakened dollar.
: Another round of number cuts ahead because of missedbusiness. Merrill will step up disaster planning and IT spending.
: Could announce a stepped-up buyback plan, but otherwise there is no realimpact.
: Loss of revenue triggers another round of earnings-estimate cuts.
: Will benefit from a flight to safety. Will receive a higher price-to-earnings ratio.
: Had just reiterated forecast. Will benefit from a flight to safety and a weakened dollar.
: Will benefit from a flight to safety and a weakened dollar..
: Just lowered forecast, not expected to lower again. I am upset withthis stock because the management has not been forthcoming; it chose to deny criticisms that later turned out to be, in part, true.
: Will be a short-term beneficiary of higher oil prices and knee-jerkMideast reaction.
: Too low to sell now, but this stock's numbers are too high.
: Defense business is good, auto business is bad. Dividend cut taken instride.
: UNH raised numbers the day of the crash. Will bere-recommended by people next week.
Universal Health Realty
: Safety name with good yield, looking to buy morethis week.
: Will benefit from a flight to safety. Short-term earnings hit,longer-term shows far better reliability than AT&T during crisis withwireless. Looking to buy more.
James J. Cramer is a director and co-founder of TheStreet.com. He contributes daily market commentary for the network of TSC sites and serves as an adviser to the company's CEO. Nonstaff contributing columnists for TheStreet.com and RealMoney.com, including Cramer, may, from time to time, write about stocks in which they have a position. In such cases, appropriate disclosure is made. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. At the time of publication, Cramer was long all of the stocks in the Action Alert portfolio. While he cannot provide investment advice or recommendations, he invites you to send comments on his column to