RealMoney Radio: Housing Hasn't Bottomed

Cramer says that the industry will go lower before it turns back up.
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"There are two reasons why housing gets bought: lower interest rates and lower prices," Cramer said on his

"RealMoney" radio show Thursday.

And both are true now. "This is not genius," he said. It's the way every business cycle works."

Stocks such


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bottomed out in July after analysts downgraded them as a group, but they've come back up.

Cramer said he's been getting feedback from hedge fund managers and their minions that he's dead wrong on housing. But those folks just want to bring stock prices down so they can buy, Cramer said. "Housing stocks have spoken."

Different industries are driven by different things, Cramer said, like interest rates, consumer spending, agriculture cycles and airline trends. Cramer recommends


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United Airlines



But with oil prices going lower, Cramer recommends getting out of tanker stocks and getting into defense companies such as

General Dynamics

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"This is absolutely the right time to buy tech, because tech is on sale today," said Cramer.

Tech is down today because of options-expensing problems, which makes it a good time to buy stocks such as

Apple Computer

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, he said.

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