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RealMoney Radio Mailbag: Plane Makers Still Fly

A listener learns why Cramer favors Boeing but not Delta. Plus, Oracle gets a thumbs down.

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With all the trouble the airlines like Delta (DAL) - Get Delta Air Lines, Inc. Report have these days, why do you own Boeing (BA) - Get Boeing Company Report?-- Elizabeth from Georgia

James J. Cramer:

I own Boeing for my charitable trust,

ActionAlertsPLUS, because it is taking a lot of orders for its 787 Dreamliner plane. I believe those orders will be a huge boost to earnings. Even though the domestic carriers are having trouble, buying the 787 saves them money because it is very fuel-efficient compared with the planes they're currently using.

Jim, is it time to buy Oracle (ORCL) - Get Oracle Corporation Report?-- Robin from Pennsylvania

James J. Cramer:

I am not a fan of Oracle because it is highly dependent upon corporate IT spending rather than product cycles. The tech stocks I've been buying for my charitable trust,

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