Every month the Labor Department releases its monthly payrolls report, which, Jim Cramer told his "RealMoney" radio show listeners on Friday, is the most important statistic for the stock market.

And the market got a "Goldilocks" number Friday -- not so hot that it would force the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates a lot, and not so cold that it would put the freeze on earnings, he said.

The proof: the Dow jumped 100 points after the number was released, he said.

The unemployment rate held pretty steady at 4.8%, meaning that five people out of every 100 are without jobs, Cramer said. But even though the number looked robust and seemingly signaled inflation, "the enemy of stocks," there were far fewer manufacturing jobs and average weekly working hours fell, he said.

But going up 100 points isn't going to mean a sustained stock rally over the long term, he said, adding that buying by overseas investors will help sustain a bull market.

When we get news like Dubai Ports pulling out of its deal because of political pressure, it sends a mixed message to foreign investors, Cramer said. "You must look at the stock market as if it needs more buyers than sellers."

To get a market moving, it needs to be flooded with capital, he said; and the biggest pool of capital is all that money we sent to the Middle East when we bought gasoline.

That money is now less likely to come here because of the Dubai Ports deal falling through, Cramer said, adding that it's no coincidence that markets in France, Germany and Britain are all doing better than U.S. equity markets. "They're getting the petrodollars and we're not."

No matter what kind of paycheck you pull down, you won't get rich unless you're in the stock market making that money work for you, Cramer said.

He pointed to the Forbes list of the richest people on earth to prove his point, saying that when the magazine first started tracking billionaires 20 years ago there were only 30.

But now there are 793, and Cramer said that's because stock markets all around the world, in Russia, India and China, are creating billionaires.

One-Hit Wonder

"When does being in the mob pay off?" Cramer asked listeners. "When you're in a fictional one," he said, referring to the television return this Sunday of The Sopranos.

When he sees all the hype surrounding the season premier, he is reminded of the lesson of the minnow and the whale.

While some may be tempted to buy Time Warner ( TWX), the parent company of HBO, Cramer said that company is too big to be moved by a hit television show.

Time Warner "has so many moving parts" that even if a million new people subscribe to HBO to see The Sopranos, "it won't be enough to move the needle," he said.

So, go after the minnow, Cramer said, referring to Lions Gate ( LGF), the much smaller play on hit entertainment.

Its movie, Crash, won the Oscar for best movie, and the stock is only at $9 and change, he said. He called it the independent company with the cache in growth. One hit won't move a stock like Time Warner, but it will boost a stock like Lions Gate, which is worth less than a billion dollars, he said.

Speaking of movies, Cramer also said that 8% fewer people went to the movies worldwide in 2005, choosing instead to wait for the DVD.

He said this will mean money for movies-on-demand and for companies like Netflix ( NFLX).

Netflix's stock is "a little expensive," but it's a good buy on a pullback, he said.

But the in-home movie-watching trend isn't doing anything to help stocks like Blockbuster ( BBI) and Movie Gallery ( MOVI), he said, because these are not good companies.

"You could have a fabulous portfolio, and it only takes one stinker to bring the house down," said Cramer. "And Blockbuster and Movie Gallery will do it."

The stocks are cheap, he said, but their prices came down because the companies have been poorly run.

Cramer said The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon.com ( AMZN) is in talks with major movie studios to make movies available for download on its Web site, perhaps even on the same day that the DVD is made available.

The deal won't boost Amazon's stock significantly, Cramer said, but Akamai Technologies' ( AKAM) stock should move higher.

That's because Akamai has the proprietary technology that companies need to make media content available on the Web, with through-streaming or download, Cramer said.

Cramer reiterated that he's always looking for ways to find the money, and this week he said that it's time to look in our medicine cabinets for a way to make money in stocks.

He said that the Federal Reserve has a new guy at the helm, Ben Bernanke, who wants to slow down the economy. And when the economy slows we buy different stocks than the ones we buy when it's on fire, he added.

The stocks in our medicine cabinets make the products people buy even when the economy is sluggish, he said, including Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ), Procter & Gamble ( PG) and Schering-Plough ( SGP). Cramer owns Procter & Gamble and Schering Plough for his ActionAlerts PLUS charitable trust.

Consumers are becoming more conscious of the food that they eat as worries grow over the chemicals in processed food.

Sales of organic food have surged 20% since 1990 while processed food sales have flat-lined, he said. And to find the stock play on this phenomenon he turned his attention again to the minnow and the whale.

Wal-Mart ( WMT) accounts for one-quarter of the nation's grocery sales, but organic food sales won't move the needle on the world's biggest retailer, he said.

For now, the money will be made in the minnow, and that's Hain Celestial ( HAIN), Cramer said, the largest independent natural organic food and beverage company in the country.

It's only an $800 million company and has short- and long-term momentum.

Getting Around Goldman

Cramer told a caller that Goldman Sachs ( GS) is the premier investment banking house in the country, but that doesn't always mean that it's the premier stock.

Goldman is up 27% year to date, while the stock market is only up roughly 3% in the same period, he said, proof that the company has been a red-hot stock in a tepid market.

But next week Goldman Sachs reports earnings, and the company has a history of running up weeks before the quarter is announced and then selling off hard when the quarter comes out, Cramer warned, adding that he thinks it will be more of the same this time around.

Even though the company sells at a fraction of its growth rate and he believes it is the highest-quality company in industry, he wouldn't want to be in it ahead of its earnings announcement.

Cramer also said that he is more cautious about Google ( GOOG), even though he thinks the company is solid.

He told a caller that the numbers are sound and that he believes the company will make its earnings. But the disturbing trend for him is the fact that every time the two men who run the company make a move, it disappoints the market.

Larry Page and Sergey Brin are the faces of Google and the founders, Cramer said, but Eric Schmidt and George Reyes run the company.

He said that CEO Schmidt has terrible bloodlines, coming from Novell ( NOVL) and Sun Microsystems ( SUNW), which he believes are among the worst software and hardware companies around.

He also said he's not impressed with Reyes as a chief financial officer.

As long as they are not able to manage their stock, Google will not do well as a stock -- even if it does well as a company, said Cramer.

Instead, he told the caller that he likes Yahoo! ( YHOO), which he owns for Action Alerts PLUS.

Cramer said that Yahoo! is cheaper and better run, and that its executives understand Wall Street.

Better yet, he said, the stock is just $1 from its 52-week low.

Cramer told a final caller who was worried about Halliburton ( HAL) and Microsoft ( MSFT) that he believes in both companies and that he owns both for Action Alerts PLUS.

He said now that Halliburton has pulled back 14 points he thinks it's time to start looking.

Here's your chance to pick the stock you'd like me to feature on my radio show March 16:
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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Halliburton Procter & Gamble, Schering-Plough, Microsoft and Yahoo!.

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