"I call them the generals," said Cramer. "And they give me conviction."
Much like General Washington led the nation to victory in the American Revolution or General Eisenhower in WWII, Cramer said stock market generals are equally important on the battlefield that is Wall Street.
And who are these generals?
"They are the stocks that are leading the market higher," said Cramer. "From the looks of the current list, we're looking at a group as powerful as Generals Pershing, Grant, Ridgeway and Marshall.
Much like their historic counterparts Cramer feels confident these market generals can conquer their enemies -- the bears -- and advance the market further.
"They are rock solid of companies, and gains in these stocks tell me the economy is coming back."