"It's my job to protect you from conventional wisdom," Jim Cramer told viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show Monday. He said that anyone who tells you ordinary people shouldn't own individual stocks is just wrong.
Jim Cramer names a few of his favorite things: housing, bank, material and tech stocks, oil, copper and deregulation.
Jim Cramer is bullish on Chesapeake Energy and some bank stocks. But he's bearish on Inovio Pharmaceutical.