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should buy



, Cramer said on his

"RealMoney" radio show Friday.

Cramer owns both Microsoft and Yahoo for his charitable trust,

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Cramer said he's been telling people to buy Yahoo!, which, along with


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, is a top competitor in the Internet information arena.

The only problem is Microsoft, which wants to get into the Internet search business, might believe it can pose a threat to Yahoo! on its own, Cramer said. But Microsoft needs to recognize that it will more than likely not be able to compete against Yahoo!

Yahoo! can't be caught by Microsoft, he said. Buying back stock and raising dividends has proved fruitless for the company thus far. Therefore, Cramer believes it only makes sense for Microsoft to spend its money to acquire Yahoo!

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There was a time a few months ago when

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looked like it was dying due to falling market share and rumors of bankruptcy, Cramer said.

But now, Cramer believes GM will be a player once again. The company's management has taken action and managed to buy back stock and get its healthcare costs in line. And even GM's automobile models are selling pretty well, he said.

Although it still might not be a blue chip, Cramer believes people should give General Motors some credit and respect, he said. He believes it is a buy.

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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Microsoft and Yahoo!

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