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Cramer is looking forward to Finisar's earnings report. After all, the sell-off in tech began with a big shortfall from the optical equipment maker, he said. At the time, the company said there was a slowing in China, as well as less global demand for telco equipment. He wants to know if anything has changed.
Speaking of tech, Ciena has an analyst meeting on Wednesday. Cramer is interested in what executives have to say following the lousy quarter the company recently reported.
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AOL is having its investor day on Thursday. Cramer likes its management team and thinks they'll figure out how to turn this company around. But being as turnarounds take time, he would wait to buy shares.
Copano Energy will also have its investor meeting on Thursday. Cramer likes this master limited partnership and its 7 percent dividend yield.
Kroger is scheduled to deliver earnings Thursday morning. Apart from Whole Foods Market , Cramer doesn't like grocers, but will listen to what Kroger has to say. The chatter is that it's selling a lot more private label product. If that proves true, Cramer will consider buying shares of Perrigo , the house brand over-the-counter drug maker. He also likes Treehouse , a private label food company.
Cramer will also listen to Pier 1's earnings report before the opening bell. He likes this furniture retailer because it's a fun place to shop and seems to be in "turnaround mode."
After the close, Research In Motion will release its results. Cramer will monitor its call, but doesn't recommend trading this stock.
Beyond earnings and investor meetings, Cramer plans to keep tabs on economic data. The New York and Philadelphia Fed will report on Wednesday and Thursday respectively and could signal the duration of the soft patch.
Cramer also plans to watch out for two initial public offerings. The first is Pandora Media, an Internet radio company that will trade under the symbol P. He doesn't like the radio business, but then again, a lot of young people are listening to its ad-supported content.
Another IPO to look out for is Bankrate, a hammerlock on mortgage information in so many papers around the country and a solid book of personal financial services. Cramer doesn't think this deal will be a runaway, but he's long liked the company and thinks it will work its way higher over time.
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