Cramer: It's a Shame About Washington

Look, it's all too bad this is happening in Washington. On Tuesday night we got some terrific auto sales out of Europe -- numbers that were so good, you could have easily seen earnings estimates getting raised for both Ford (F) and General Motors (GM). We also had some figures out of CSX (CSX) showing that, at last, the coal numbers couldn't bring down the rest of the growth because of intermodal transport. We know that Intel (INTC) said it sees consumer electronic demand bottoming out. While I don't want to own Intel because its growth is too slow, I could make a case for owning a lot of consumer-related hardware names -- as well as the usual suspects, like Micron (MU), Best Buy (BBY) and even, yes, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ).

But what does it all mean? What are you going to do? Are you going to buy some Seagate (STX) off the Intel call and then discover that Senator Ted Cruz has thrown a monkey wrench into the Senate plans -- or, if you are pro-default, that the Tea Party has stood up to the leadership and has voted down anything the Senate has sent over?...207 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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