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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Today was a rare glimpse into what the stock market could look like if politicians would only compromise, Jim Cramer told "Mad Money" TV show viewers Monday after a strong rally on Wall Street. Cramer said if the fiscal cliff was averted there would be a whole laundry list of stocks worth buying. Other than the oil and gas stocks, which rose on troubles in the Middle East, and the materials stocks, which rose on a hopes of a Chinese recovery, Cramer said just about everything else rose on the promise of compromise in Washington. Those stocks included the home improvement players Lowe's ( LOW) and Home Depot ( HD), as well as just about everything that fills their aisles, from Sherwin-Williams ( SHW) paint to Whirlpool ( WHR) appliances. But Cramer noted that others would benefit from a fiscal resolution, not the least of which would be discretionary stocks Harley-Davidson ( HOG) and Polaris Industries ( PII), along with high-end retailers including Coach ( COH). Also on Cramer's fiscal cliff shopping list were stocks that reported great earnings such as Petsmart ( PETM) and those that have big gains for the year including Apple ( AAPL), a stock he owns for his charitable trust,