What do you mean when you say you're long a stock? -- Nick from Iowa Jim Cramer: Saying you are long a stock just means that you own it. For example, when I say I am long Yahoo! ( YHOO), I am just saying I own Yahoo! shares for my
What are your thoughts on UBS (UBS)? -- David from California Jim Cramer: I believe UBS is a phenomenal company because it is the biggest asset manager in the world and has top-notch investment banking and private banking operations. However, at this time I prefer Goldman Sachs ( GS) because it appears to have the best business mix to exploit current market trends in M&A, private equity and trading. (Note: Cramer is long Goldman Sachs for his
What do you think of Honda Motor (HMC)? -- Michael Jim Cramer: I believe Honda is a phenomenal company and the stock is a great long-term investment. The U.S. automakers are cutting back on capacity, handing market share to the Japanese automakers like Honda, which can actually expand production and increase profits. Energy-efficient cars are extremely hot right now, and Honda has plenty of exposure there.
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