NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer looked at some of Friday's biggest headlines and thinks Ford (F) has been stuck in a trading range, despite putting up solid sales numbers and earnings results. 

Ford, a holding in his charitable portfolio, Action Alerts PLUS, has been doing well in the U.S. and Europe. But Cramer suggested speculation over CEO Alan Mulally leaving the company could be holding the stock back. Cramer believes Mulally will remain at the helm through 2014. 

Switching gears, Cramer said he likes The Container Store (TCS), which made its public debut on Friday. 

While it is expensive on a comparable-store basis, he said the company has potential to grow like a Whole Foods Market (WFM) or Five Below (FIVE). 

Cramer said he does not like the rumors surrounding AT&T (T) about a potential acquisition of Vodafone (VOD). Cramer said there may be a perception out there that the U.S. government and AT&T might be working together to do spying in Europe, which could lead to hearings and all sorts of other problems.

He stressed this speculation "is so untrue." However, Cramer said it would make more sense if the telecom giant satisfies its need for growth by making more acquisitions in Latin America.

-- Written by Bret Kenwell in Petoskey, Mich.

Bret Kenwell currently writes, blogs and also contributes to Robert Weinstein's Weekly Options Newsletter. Focuses on short-to-intermediate-term trading opportunities that can be exposed via options. He prefers to use debit trades on momentum setups and credit trades on support/resistance setups. He also focuses on building long-term wealth by searching for consistent, quality dividend paying companies and long-term growth companies. He considers himself the surfer, not the wave, in relation to the market and himself. He has no allegiance to either the bull side or the bear side.

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