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Jim Cramer: 12 gifts I want the stock market to deliver in 2020

The 12 gifts Jim Cramer wants the stock market to deliver in 2020

With Christmas and Hanukkah nigh, CNBC's Jim Cramer on Friday outlined a wish list that he hopes the market will deliver investors in the new year.

Six more trading days remain in 2019, and the "Mad Money" host deemed it a "fantastic year," in which the Dow Jones Industrial Average has climbed almost 22%, the S&P 500 has expanded 28.50% and the Nasdaq Composite has rallied 34.51%.

He expects more to come.

"That's why I'm going to give you the list ... of a dozen presents I'm hoping for, because there are, after all, 12 days of Christmas and I want my true love, the market, to give them all to me," Cramer said. "These are all a bit oddball and some [are] sappy, but I mean them, and I want you to have these presents, too."

A Christmas stocking hangs next to a trader working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.
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  1. The market runs higher and stockholders make more money
  2. The economy grows and inflation stays low, which he called "the single best environment for stocks to go higher"
  3. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell stays data dependent and only adjusts interest rates when warranted
  4. Stocks of companies with good management and growth prospects perform best
  5. Investors own Apple and never trade it
  6. Millennials keep investing, with the help of stock-trading apps such as start-up Robinhood
  7. The "armageddonists," or permanent bears, are held accountable for their negativity that hurts individual investors
  8. The market gets mergers in the oil, retail, semiconductor, cybersecurity and pharmaceutical industries because there are "too many companies that need to find ways to accelerate growth"
  9. Banks raise the bar for companies to go public to limit the amount of pressure that IPOs put on the market
  10. Technology companies such as Okta, Coupa, PagerDuty, Zscaler, Livongo, Five9 and Zendesk change their names and rebrand themselves "so that people can understand what they really do"
  11. China starts "playing ball on trade" and initiates promised agriculture buys, especially purchasing American hogs to mitigate its surging pork prices at home
  12. Boeing fixes its 737 Max issue and gets the plane certified to fly again

Disclosure: Cramer's charitable trust owns shares of Apple.

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