Investment portfolios are springing back to life in the midst of a two-day rally, Jim Cramer said on his
"RealMoney" radio show Thursday.
On Wednesday, speculation of whether the
would increase interest rates turned into acceptance that it was in fact going to issue another rate hike.
Once the unpredictable turned into the predictable and there was no more surprise factor, the market went higher after being down for nine straight days.
also on Wednesday held a shareholders meeting, in which the company pulled itself together and discussed how the company's stock should not be down 15 points.
The meeting got the whole infrastructure sector moving, Cramer said. When Caterpillar is doing well,
is doing well.
, which Cramer owns for his charitable trust,
Action Alerts PLUS are doing well too, he said.
"You can buy all of these," Cramer said.
And because Caterpillar is a big buyer of steel, the steel market -- and in particular
, which he owns for his trust -- is up.
The market was also wrong about
. This sector not going down, Cramer said.
This is turn ignited any company that makes parts for the aerospace industry including
recently reported that its business was fabulous, and now its stock is up five points.
are now up as well.
Infrastructure, aerospace, brokerage and financial stocks are all up, Cramer said. Short-sellers are scrambling to buy stocks.
"I think this rally will last for five days," he said. "Don't let things your stocks go just yet. Good things still to come."
Three weeks ago,
, which Jim Cramer owns for his charitable trust
Action Alerts PLUS, reported a fantastic quarter with a positive outlook, said Cramer.
Network Appliance stores data, and thus is a company that other companies depend on. Even though it reported a great quarter, the stock dropped a quick 15%, Cramer said.
And the media assumed the company had blown it.
Now Network Appliance's stock is above where it was when the company reported its great quarter.
"You have to get out of the negativity," Cramer advised his listeners. "Don't panic out. The lesson here is, if a stock from a good company is getting hit
for no apparent reason, buy it during the selloff frenzy."
The price of natural gas has ignited, Cramer said. It is time to buy
, Cramer said.
He also recommended buying the biggest driller of natural gas,
, which he owns for his charitable trust
Action Alerts PLUS.
, Cramer told a caller.
Apple's stock has no debt, and the company has a plethora of new products coming out before Christmas, he said.
Advanced Micro Devices
is locked in a price war with
, Cramer believes that Apple is the better buy, especially for the next three months.
When a caller asked Cramer's opinion on
, the largest copper mine in Peru, he said he never recommends a stock that has been up four points in one day.
Cramer advised the caller to allow the stock to go down a couple of points before buying.
Although Cramer likes Southern Copper, he likes
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
even more, he said, calling Freeport his play in the copper world.
The stock for
is up 300% from last year and 100% this year alone.
"This is a company that makes iced tea and energy drinks," Cramer said. "It will go down after it splits. I think people will sell."
Cramer told the caller wait until three days after the split to buy any of Hansen's stock.
In addition, Cramer said he'd rather see the caller in a safer beverage stock, such as
, in this type of market environment.
For those who need to be in the food business, Cramer said he likes
"I like Panera better than
right now," he said.
recently received a Food and Drug Administration approval for its new drug to fight the human papillomavirus.
Although Cramer said he is thrilled that the pharmaceutical company has found a cervical cancer vaccine, he believes that medical discoveries don't necessarily translate into definite positive point for that company's stocks.
Currently Merck is in the midst of litigation over one of its drugs that is allegedly causing heart attacks.
"Merck is in the hands of the lawyers, not its scientists," Cramer said. It is not a buy, he said.
, which Cramer owns for his charitable trust,
Action Alerts PLUS, is a better play with no litigation risk, he said.
Cramer gave one caller the thumbs up to buy
and told a separate caller to unload on
, saying he likes many other stocks better than bank stocks.
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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Nabors Industries, Schering-Plough, Ingersoll-Rand, Foster Wheeler and Network Appliance.
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