Flat-panel liquid-crystal-display monitors are a marker that can give people a sense of the market's health, Jim Cramer said on his "RealMoney" radio show Friday.

3M ( MMM) recently announced that because of an overestimated demand for LCD TVs because of heightened viewing anticipation of the World Cup soccer tournament, the company's results would not reach expectations.

When this bad news came out, other stocks in the sector were impacted immediately. The news also means Best Buy ( BBY) and Circuit City ( CC) might get hurt as well, since they sell these TVs, Cramer said.

In addition, Advanced Micro Devices ( AMD) also fell because of a sales warning, he said.

Meanwhile, the employment number, which was announced this morning, said that a little more than 100,000 jobs were created last month, a smaller number than what was expected. People believe it's because construction for houses is down, Cramer said, adding that people are concerned with one thing: whether interest rates will continue to go up or not.

There is a lesson here: If the Fed pauses, bulls will come, he said.

Tinkering with Tech

When AMD warned late Thursday with a soft sales forecast, the Nasdaq was clobbered off the news, Cramer said.

However, AMD, which has lately been the leader in notebook and desktop chip sales, is barely down off its own news, he said.

The company is cutting the cost of its chip, which means personal computer costs will go down, which means sales will continue to be good, whereas the Nasdaq is the worst-performing index of all the indices, Cramer said, adding that short-selling is what's driving the Nasdaq down.

There are stocks in the Nasdaq that have been knocked down, but have nothing to do with AMD -- and they're tremendous opportunities. Cramer said two of these stocks are Citrix ( CTXS)and Network Appliance ( NTAP), both of which he owns for his charitable trust, Action Alerts PLUS .

"The whole index is being pushed down, and that's where I would go," he said.

Google ( GOOG) and Marvell Technology ( MRVL), which have showed tremendous strength today, are two other stocks to go to as well, he said.

Also he said although some tech has been impacted by Microsoft ( MSFT) being late with Vista, some should not be affected, and that's where the opportunities lie.

Cramer said Hansen Natural ( HANS) is one of the single greatest stocks right now.

On Friday, the stock will split 4-for-1, and the company is providing incredible profits, he said, adding that it has defeated everyone in the energy drink business.

"In its short life, it has made fortunes for believers and crushed people who were against it," Cramer said, adding that the lesson here is when it comes to short sellers; you have to look at it on a case-by-case basis. "This time, they got it plain wrong," he said.

Walgreen Watch

Walgreen ( WAG) is a best-of-breed drugstore that's better than CVS ( CVS) and Rite Aid ( RAD), Cramer said.

It has the best management in the industry, and although until recently the stock has not done anything, it's starting to move up as the market goes down, he said.

"Walgreen falls into the thesis of what you buy when everything's going down," said Cramer.

He told another caller to stick with UnitedHealth ( UNH), which he owns for his charitable trust, Action Alerts PLUS .

Cramer believes UnitedHealth is going to make its quarter and has one of the best stock charts.

Cigna ( CI) and Aetna ( AET) have both been moving up, but UnitedHealth has lagged behind because of its options-backdating issue, but Cramer believes the problem is going away.

In a slowing economy, Cramer said AT&T ( T) could be a good stock, and he advised a caller to stick with it.

When a caller inquired about Kohl's ( KSS), Cramer recommended waiting until the stock comes down and then swooping some up, since it is currently a point off its 52-week high.

Cramer said the problem with Disney ( DIS) is that people don't want to make the trek to the company's amusement parks because of high oil prices.

However, he believes this problem is short term because eventually people will get used to high oil prices. He said he would pick up some Disney.

Cramer told a caller to buy some Amgen ( AMGN) now.

The stock, which is three points off its low and 20 points off its high, is the best bargain in biotech, he said.

When a caller asked about Starbucks ( SBUX), Cramer said to pull the trigger on the stock now, as he believes it may become more of a Japan and China story than a U.S. story.

Cramer advised a caller that patience will prevail with Halliburton ( HAL), which he owns for his charitable trust, Action Alerts PLUS .

Although he said he is confused as to why Halliburton hasn't spun out of its construction business yet, he recently went through another company presentation that says the spinoff is imminent and will eventually get done.

When that happens Halliburton will make people money, he said.

Cramer said people are in great shape with ABB ( ABB), which he owns for his charitable trust, Action Alerts PLUS .

It is a giant infrastructure play and one of Cramer's favorites, he said, adding that ABB is at the forefront of creating more power plants worldwide, and he isn't concerned about it.

Cameco ( CCJ) is without a doubt a long-term thesis, and Cramer said he would not let it go, and would buy some when it goes down a bit since uranium is here to stay.

The fundamentals of New York Times ( NYT) are falling apart, and Cramer recommended selling it, not buying it, since he said he does not trust the stock.

He also advised swapping out of Alcoa ( AA) and into Alcan ( AL), which he owns for his charitable trust, Action Alerts PLUS .

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At the time of publication, Cramer was long ABB, Alcan, Citrix Halliburton, Microsoft, Network Appliance, and UntiedHealth.

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