RealMoney Radio: Less Mess at JDS Uniphase

Cramer says that he'd own the stock until it goes to $20.
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Staples

(SPLS)

right here because it is going to make people money, Jim Cramer told a caller on his

"RealMoney" radio show Friday.

The company's two competitors

OfficeMax

(OMX)

and

Office Depot

(ODP) - Get Report

are more expensive, and that doesn't make sense, he said.

When a caller asked about

JDS Uniphase

(JDSUD)

, Cramer said the company finally did what he wanted it to do, which is a reverse-split.

But, the testing and measurement business that the company recently bought "is not doing well," he said. However, as the company was "adamant" that the business is doing well, JDSU has moved higher.

Cramer said that people who own JDSU are OK, and he would own that stock until it goes to $20 and then would sell it. JDSU was recently at $16.36.

"It is OK for a trade," he said.

As

Simpson Manufacturing

(SSD) - Get Report

is a pure housing play, Cramer told his next caller to get out of it.

Watts Water

(WTS) - Get Report

and

Fortune Brands

(FO)

are the only housing-related companies he said he likes.

"Suddenly everyone has turned on

Intel

(INTC) - Get Report

and is worried about it," Cramer said, responding to another caller.

Cisco

(CSCO) - Get Report

,

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

,

Oracle

(ORCL) - Get Report

and

Advanced Micro Devices

(AMD) - Get Report

are better tech stocks, he said.

"There are not a lot of reasons to own Intel," he said.

Hewlett-Packard

(HPQ) - Get Report

and

IBM

(IBM) - Get Report

are two other tech stocks Cramer said he likes better then Intel. Cramer owns H-P for his charitable trust,

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Concerning

USG

(USG)

, "everyone is freaking out because it is in housing" and not diversified, Cramer told a caller.

But Warren Buffett, an investor Cramer admires, is a big buyer of this stock. Because the stock is "too cheap" and Buffett is buying it, Cramer said he would buy it as well.

Responding to his next caller, Cramer said although

Ford

(F) - Get Report

was "very poorly run," he has a sense of conviction that the company's new CEO Alan Mulally, who turned around

Boeing

(BA) - Get Report

, "will turn around Ford."

He advised the caller to buy half his position of Ford now and to buy the other half later.

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