Don't Rob Peter to Pay Paul When It Comes to Tech Stocks, Cramer Explains

Cramer explains when it's okay to use profits from one trade to get in on another.
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Life's all about tough choices and investing in technology stocks is no different, said Jim Cramer during the June Action Alerts PLUS members' call.

"Tech's tough because just like we try not to look at the bases of the ones we are down on, we have absurdly low bases on Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) - Get Report , Facebook Inc. (FB) - Get Report , Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) - Get Report , Apple Inc. (AAPL) - Get Report and Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) - Get Report ," Cramer said. "But we have no desire to sell them."

That's because all of those firms have "tremendous" earnings power and tend not to show it. But Cramer said his team had to "trim" its holdings in Facebook, Alphabet and Apple to get in on Amazon.

"We didn't Rob Peter to pay for Paul. We took profits in FANG to pay for Amazon," Cramer said.

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