Cramer: This Market's Like a Seafood Restaurant, Always a Catch of the Day

This market's unique in so many ways that it's a plain out-and-out marvel. Each day it's got a particular stock that seems to ignite and capture the fancy of investors, and the stock provides the leadership that makes the day exciting and lucrative if you happen to land it. In fact, it's like fishing and catching a 40-inch edible fish every day, each different from the day before.

Take today's catch: McDonald's (MCD) . Here's a company with a stock that was knocked down by some small research house not that long ago because of rumors of weak same-store sales. That created a panic that seemed totally out of character with the "slow and steady wins the race" performance of CEO Steve Easterbrook. Now the stock has broken out, admittedly on nothing, unless you call the new vegetarian burger they introduced in Europe the other day something. But it is an example of a stock that just pops, and pops but good, breaking out to all-time highs....1201 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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