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Cramer Remix: One line in AMD's earnings report was enough to hurt the stock

Key Points
  • CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down the rationality behind AMD’s post-earnings decline.
  • The "Mad Money" host also hears from the CEOs of Constellation Brands and Kynetic.
  • In the lightning round, Cramer tells investors to hold onto a health-care name.
Cramer Remix: One line in AMD's earnings report was enough to hurt the stock

Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices plunged after the company's Wednesday earnings report because Wall Street's expectations were too high, CNBC's Jim Cramer said as the stock shed over 20 percent in after-hours trading.

"It got too heated and there was a line that was wrong," the "Mad Money" host told a caller. "That one line [is] enough to send the thing lower. But I bet there is another day where you'll want to own AMD."

Cramer also noted that Wall Street is glossing over some great earnings reports from major technology companies.

Click here for his full take.

Trump-Fed 'tug of war?'

Jerome Powell and Donald Trump
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Two familiar culprits are behind the stock market's "insanely emotional" , Cramer said Wednesday after the erased its yearly gains, the turned negative and the saw its worst day since 2011.

"The two men with the most influence over the stock market in the world, the president and chief, are engaged in a totally destructive tug of war where both sides are wrong, " Cramer said. "That's right, President and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell have staked out opposite sides of the economy and the real loser is you, the investor. "

Cramer couldn't understate the tension between the central bank and the executive branch, saying he couldn't recall "a moment more convoluted than this one" when it came to the macroeconomic layout.

One one side sits the Fed, bent on raising interest rates in order to combat inflation before it takes off, and on the other, President Trump, who has said he believes that the to his presidency is the Fed's rate hike agenda.

Click here to find out why Cramer thinks this tension is so dangerous for stocks.

The perfect quote for this earnings season

Warren Buffett
David A. Grogan | CNBC

Legendary investor Warren Buffett once said, "Only when the tide goes out do you discover who is swimming naked." To Cramer, that statement "is the perfect tagline for this ... awful earnings season."

"We're seeing lots of 'naked' CEOs along with plenty of good ones in swimming trunks, and often, they're in the exact same sector," Cramer said Wednesday as the earnings wave continued. "So who's swimming naked, something we need to know before we start buying into this horrendous tape?"

Cramer started with telecommunications rivals and , both of which recently issued their third-quarter earnings reports. While beat estimates, showed points of weakness.

"Verizon's firing on all cylinders. It's a buy if it ever comes down again. ATT, on the other hand? It missed badly," Cramer said, noting that AT&T's 6.6 percent dividend yield was too high for his taste.

Click here for his full analysis.

Sports entrepreneur Michael Rubin sees 'nothing but growth' in China

Michael Rubin
Cameron Costa | CNBC

Sports entrepreneur Michael Rubin, founder and CEO of privately-held e-commerce giant Kynetic, sees "nothing but growth opportunity" in China despite the trade tensions between its government and U.S. trade authorities.

"What I see as an entrepreneur is how much opportunity there is in China," Rubin, who co-owns the Philadelphia 76ers, told Cramer in an exclusive interview.

On Rubin's most recent visit to China, where he'll soon be launching , a sports merchandise retailer and CNBC Disruptor 50 company, he said the excitement around basketball was something "you had to see ... to believe."

Click here to watch and read more about his full interview. 

Constellation Brands outgoing, incoming CEOs talk transition

Robert Sands, CEO, Constellation Brands
Scott Mlyn | CNBC

Leaving Constellation Brands in a strong moment for the company "was the right decision to make," Rob Sands, the current CEO who will step down from his post on March 1, told Cramer on Wednesday.

"[It's] always good to do these things from a position of strength as opposed to when you're on your back foot," Sands said in a joint interview with his successor, Bill Newlands. "I've been CEO for 11 years and the company has great momentum."

Sands will move to the position of executive chairman and will still be involved in the company's strategy, he said. In the meantime, Newlands said he would be considering "strategic alternatives" in Constellation's lower-end wine segment and continuing to bolster the company's newly forged relationship with cannabis producer Canopy Growth.

"A lot of work's being done to make sure that you have the right understanding of dosage, that you have the right understanding of how people want to use it and be prepared for the future as legalization occurs around the world," Newlands said.

Click here to watch the incoming and outgoing CEOs' full interview.

Lightning round: Sell-off hits CELG?

In Cramer's lightning round, he rattled off his take on callers' favorite stocks:

: "There's absolutely nothing that's negative on Celgene, the problem is, again, that everything in the biotech cohort is going down all at once. So I don't have any solace other than to say that there's nothing individually wrong with Celgene versus any of the others and you've just got to ride your way right through this one."

: "It's a solid REIT. I'm not going to say it's blowaway. It's got a good yield and interest rates are going lower because of a slowdown. It's fine."

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