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RealMoney Radio Mailbag: No Sense in Sirius-Apple Merger

A listener learns Cramer's take on a Sirus-Apple merger.

Editor's note: The following are questions received from listeners of "RealMoney Radio." To send Cramer a question about topics from his radio show, click here. Listen to Cramer's latest radio show by clicking here.

You've talked a lot about a possible merger between Sirius (SIRI) - Get Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. Report and XM Satellite Radio (XMSR) . What about a merger between Sirius and Apple (AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. (AAPL) Report?-- Bob

Jim Cramer

: I don't believe a merger between Sirius and Apple makes sense. Apple is doing so well and making so much money that it doesn't need anything from Sirius, and I doubt Sirius' Mel Karmazin wants to work for anybody else at this point in his career.

Do you think MasterCard (MA) - Get Mastercard Inc. (MA) Report will keep going up?-- Sully

Jim Cramer

: I still believe that MasterCard is cheap and that the stock is headed higher going into 2007. The analysts' estimates on MasterCard are way too low and the consumer is holding up pretty well, which is a good recipe for a continuation of the stock's rally.

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