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RealMoney Radio: Home Depot Deplumed

Cramer says that he's switched to Lowe's.


Home Depot

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is blowing up, and the management is clueless," Jim Cramer said on his

"RealMoney" radio show Friday.

They've fired everybody but the guy at the top, "Home Despot's" CEO Bob Nardelli, and the company is falling apart, said Cramer. The problem with Home Depot is that people just don't like it anymore, Cramer said.

"I've switched to


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"You need to pull the trigger on Lowe's" when its biggest competitor is falling apart, Cramer said.

Lowe's may have taken a hit because of a negative analyst's report from research firm Prudential today, but this is an opportunity to buy, he said. Lowe's will benefit from the "total disarray" of Home Depot.

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because it's gone up already, but Lowe's hasn't yet, Cramer said.

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