The retail sector is a "multilayered animal" that market players should watch with a "careful eye," Jim Cramer said on his
"RealMoney" radio show Tuesday.
Just because a retailer issues good numbers, it doesn't mean that it should perform well, he said.
Case in point is the largest retailer in America,
, which "has blinked," Cramer said.
The company produced a better-than expected quarter this morning because it decided to stop cutting prices in an effort to bring the earnings in, he said. And now all the retailers are going up.
, which Cramer owns for his charitable trust,
Action Alerts PLUS, was challenged by Wal-Mart's price cutting.
But now everything from it to
should be going up as Wal-Mart is not cutting its prices anymore.
"Morons will buy Wal-Mart today," he said. But Cramer urged people to reconsider getting into Wal-Mart, as he believes that there is nothing good cooking there.
The drug stocks are not people's favorites, but this group might put in a bottom soon, Cramer told listeners. "You will know when we get a bottom; the stocks will open up and stay up."
But as long as the current pattern prevails, where the stocks open up but then go down, he advised market players to "stay away."
However, the drug stocks should see a bottom any day now, Cramer said. "We are close."
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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Sears.
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