With six months left this year, Jim Cramer sees the Dow Jones rising another 1,000 points to 14,548 by year-end, he told viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show Friday. He said he doesn't randomly pick this number out of a hat but instead
Speculate, DarlingDarling ( DAR - Get Report) is "as speculative as it gets" and is "a perfect name to discuss on Speculation Friday," Cramer told viewers. This way, people have three full days to do their homework on the stock, he said. Darling is a "little speculative name" that operates in two segments. One division converts animal by-products into oil and proteins, and the other segment is in the restaurant service business. Although Darling may seem "unglamorous," its stock has been "en fuego," Cramer said.
Game PlanIn today's "Game Plan" segment, Cramer said he's staying away from the tech names. Instead, he said, the "greener pastures" should be in retail. "We're banking on Polo Ralph Lauren ( RL), Costco ( COST) and Sears ( SHLD)." Cramer owns Sears for his charitable trust,
Hyper KineticsCatherine Burzik, Kinetic Concepts' president and CEO, joined Cramer on his show and said that people should not be worried about new competitor Smith & Nephew entering the market. The company, through its acquisition of BlueSky Medical Group, recently entered the negative pressure wound therapy market.
Lightning RoundCramer was bullish on NovaStar Financial Marriott International ( MAR), Qwest Communications ( Q), General Maritime ( GMR), Nastech Pharmaceutical , Monsanto ( MON) and Deere ( DE). Cramer was bearish on Harley-Davidson ( HOG), DryShips ( DRYS) and Mosaic ( MOS). For more of Cramer's insights during the Lightning Round,
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