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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- "The market is giving investors everything," Jim Cramer told his "Mad Money" TV show viewers Wednesday.

He said today's market was so good, investors should take a picture so they can remember this day forever. Cramer said today's markets gave investors so many ways to win and better yet, it gave it when investors were least expecting it, making it even sweeter.

So what went right today? Cramer said that Whirlpool ( WHR), for one, was able to beat and raise estimates, all while most investors thought the housing market was still declining. He said that Boeing ( BA) shares were able to trade higher, despite defense cutbacks in Washington. And Navistar ( NAV) also ticked higher on news of its partnership with Clean Energy Fuels ( CLNE).

Then of course there was the announcement of the Facebook IPO, a deal that's so hot investors are even buying up shares of the underwriters. Cramer said Facebook is the best advertising an ailing market could have and should do wonders for bringing retail investor back into the market.

In technology, Cramer admitted that Amazon.com ( AMZN) disappointed, but the markets also has a surprise beat from disk drive maker Seagate ( STX), which rose 21% in a single day.

Internationally, the markets received news that China's economic soft-landing is indeed happening, something that bodes well for companies levered to China like Caterpillar ( CAT), Yum Brands ( YUM) and Coach ( COH), the latter two hitting 52-week highs today.

Put all of these factors together, said Cramer, and its easy to see why he's so excited about the possibilities.

Stay Put

"Sometimes the best thing to do is nothing at all," Cramer told viewers, as he opined on what to do with Amazon.com ( AMZN) after the company's disappointing earnings. His conclusion? Don't do anything.

Cramer said he knew that Amazon was aggressively spending to win future growth, so he was expecting to see an increase in revenues and a big hit to earnings. But instead, Amazon posted the opposite scenario, great earnings on weakening revenues. Cramer said he was expecting accelerating revenues, but got a decline in revenues.

Cramer said the big question for Amazon is whether losing money on e-readers will turn into a win for the company in the out years or not. He said there was also concern that video games and sales from Europe are a bigger part of Amazon's business than anyone realized. He said these questions were not answered by management.

On the flip side however, Cramer said Amazon has proven to be a consistent winner on weakness, and selling shares after a sell-off has always been a terrible bet.

Cramer said he would not buy more shares of Amazon with the lingering questions remaining, nor would he sell them. Amazon, he concluded, is now a "wait-and-see" situation.

Broadening Iconic Brand

For today's installment of his "Show Off Stocks" series, Cramer highlighted motorcycle legend Harley Davidson ( HOG), which is seeing demand for its product grow at the fastest pace since 2005.

Cramer said Harley delivered a phenomenal 7-cent-a-share earnings beat on a 22-cent basis which sent shares just 2 points off its 52-week high. Harley saw an 11.9% rise in revenues and added that nearly 45% of all motorcycles on U.S. roads are now Harleys.

Cramer said that Harley is an iconic brand that's born to run. He said the company is diversifying its customer bases away from older white males and is now aggressively attracting younger riders, as well as women and minorities.

Additionally, Harley is completing a major restructuring this year that will shave $325 million a year off the company's cost structure. With new labor agreements in place and low inventories, Cramer added that Harley can customize and deliver a new motorcycle in as little as four weeks.

But there's even more to like at Harley. Cramer said the company's financial services division is now classifying 92% of its loans as low-risk, helping that division to add 15% to 20% to the company's bottom line. Harley is also expanding its international operations to further growth.

Trading at just 13.5 times earnings with a 14.5% long-term growth rate, Cramer said shares of Harley Davidson are far too cheap, especially when compared to its share price of just a few years ago when they trading 68% higher.

Oil Service Tech Play

In the "Executive Decision" segment, Cramer checked in with David Demshur, chairman, president and CEO of Core Labs ( CLB), an oil service technology company that Cramer said is the one to buy.

Demshur said that 70% of Core Labs' revenue comes from crude oil projects outside the U.S. with only 20% tied to natural gas. Among the areas Demshur was most excited about were deep water drilling off of Brazil and Angola as well as projects in the Middle East and off the coast of Australia.

When asked about the 20% of revenues from natural gas, Demshur said that most of that revenue is also overseas, where natural gas prices are far higher than in the U.S. When it comes to North American revenues, Demshur said that projects include oil shale projects, but also deep water projects in the Gulf of Mexico and also projects in the oil sands of Canada.

Demshur also explained that Core Lans is all about production enhancement technology. He said that lateral oil shale wells, for example, only extract 10% of the available oil that's in place. Core Labs is looking to boost those numbers closer to 15%. In the case of the company's newest project off the coast of Israel, Demshur said the first thing Core Labs will do is tell the oil companies how much gas is down there and which technologies will recover the largest share of it.

Cramer and Demshur also discusses Core Labs' dividend strategy, which Demshur said is closely tied to the company's increasing free cash flow. He said Core Labs believes in long-term shareholder appreciation and will remain committed to the company's dividend and stock re-purchase program.

Cramer continued his recommendation of Core Labs and again told investors to use the weakness which occurs after every earnings release to buy in.

Lightning Round

Cramer was bullish on United Rentals ( URI), Apple ( AAPL), LSI Logic ( LSI), MagnaChip Semiconductor ( MX), AeroVironment ( AVAV) and KKR Financial Holdings ( KFN).

Cramer was bearish on Research In Motion ( RIMM) and The Blackstone Group ( BX).

Am I Diversified?

Cramer spoke with callers to see if their portfolios have what it takes for today's markets. The first caller's portfolio included Healthcare REIT ( HCN), Kraft Foods ( KFT), Merck ( MRK), Newell Rubbermaid ( NWL) and Freeport McMoRan ( FCX).

Cramer said this portfolio was properly diversified.

The second caller's top holdings included Bank of America ( BAC), McDonald's ( MCD), Home Depot ( HD), Nike ( NKE) and John Deere ( DE).

Cramer had only positive things to say about this well-diversified portfolio.

The third caller had Excelon ( EXC), Verizon ( VZ), DuPont ( DD), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners ( KMP) and IBM ( IBM).

Cramer was also bullish on this portfolio.

The fourth caller's top stocks were ConEd ( ED), SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners ( KMP), McDonald's ( MCD) and Waste Management ( WM).

He said this portfolio was also diversified.

--Written by Scott Rutt in Washington, D.C.

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