With new money finally flowing back into the stock market, Jim Cramer placed his bet that money managers would send stocks soaring next week, depending on who President-elect Donald Trump appoints to key positions.
Politics can outrun earnings on Monday if Trump names Mitt Romney as secretary of state, Cramer said. The pair is meeting on Saturday, and while a source close to Trump told NBC News that they will discuss the top diplomat position, there's no indication yet that Trump will offer it or that Romney will accept it.
The market may rally on the perception that Trump is savvier about foreign policy than some people thought.
"A name-brand Wall Street friendly Treasury secretary on top of tabbing Romney for state would send this market through the roof, that is if there even is a roof," the "Mad Money" host said.
With this in mind, Cramer outlined the stocks and events on his radar for next week: