Jim Cramer blessed Tuesday's tape by encouraging his radio listeners to "celebrate the confluence in stocks."
"RealMoney" radio show, Cramer said 462 stocks -- those making new highs Monday -- can't be wrong.
"Usually if oil goes up nothing else can," said Cramer. "But nowadays, oil, retail and everything else is going up together. That means that there is more cash out there chasing stocks, and the
is not killing the economy."
As evidence that the consumer still feels flush, Cramer cited Tuesday's positive performances in his so-called four horsemen of the consumer:
. All four were ramping and, according to Cramer, "when those pins fall, you are going to get a strike."
The pin action from the retailers will help companies that sell products designed to improve people's homes, such as
Black & Decker
Likewise, Cramer believes that Best Buy is "ground zero for technology," and that means good things for the likes of
which makes liquid crystal displays for big-screen TVs.
Technology flying off the shelves at Best Buy also means good things for semiconductor manufacturers, since all those tech toys are stuffed with chips.
Furthermore, Cramer highlighted that summer is typically not the best time for retailers, something he says augurs a strong fall.
"Housing, autos and retail are all doing better than anybody thinks," said Cramer. "Use the selloffs to put money to work."
Despite the solid tape, Cramer said not everything is a raging buy. He is not high on financials, other than longtime fave
, and he is also not big on chemical stocks.
In his "Danger Zone" segment, Cramer suggested selling
, the force behind the television phenomenon
World Poker Tour
Cramer bases his dislike for the shares on an article in the
New York Post
about a potential takeout in the stock. He said the story does not have any credence, so take money off the table. And definitely don't go all-in.
On the other hand, Cramer says it's more than OK to give shares of
a spin. Cramer foresees a hot summer with hot sales for air conditioners and other appliance at Sears. He handicaps the stock, recently trading just above $70 as "$5 down and 15 up."
And despite Herb Greenberg's negative article on
, Cramer still loves it. And he'll take on Herb tonight personally on
Cramer put pharmaceuticals stocks in his Sector Spotlight, where he takes emails and calls from listeners.
He responded to one listener by recommending
because of Vioxx litigation overhang.
has seen some detractors lately over concerns about price controls for its drugs. Nevertheless, Cramer says stick with it because it's best-of-breed, his favorite type of company.
Other sensible swaps in pharma-land would be
. And while he likes
("What's not to like at 25 times earnings?"), he likes
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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Commerce Bancorp, Sears and UnitedHealth.
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