Investors should prepare to do some buying in the week ahead as still-strong job growth and a patient Federal Reserve continue to improve the outlook for stocks, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday after a day of modest gains for the averages.
"We're still basking in the glow of a Fed gone pragmatic, while employment stays strong and inflation is tame. That's the ideal backdrop for stocks," he said on "Mad Money." "I say be ready to buy the next dip, because 2019, which was supposed to ... be the year the business cycle finally keels over, may turn out to be surprisingly rewarding."
With that in mind, Cramer got right to his busy game plan for the week ahead: