Key Stocks Hold Their Ground


Jim Cramer

 | Jul 14, 2014 | 6:32 PM EDT
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Somehow, before this second leg of the bull market began, when the feds got out of the way, we would have been able to clock this market at the end of the day. Certain stocks that were important for the rally -- Citigroup (C), Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), Google (GOOGL), Boeing (BA) -- would have been keyed on and felled by put-buying and short-selling. The leadership would have been shot, and along with it would go the rest of the market.

But as the swoon set in later in the afternoon, those stocks just stood there, the buyers not stepping away not one bit, not unlike when the sellers didn't step away a week ago. It's as if the market made up its mind: It's going to be a good day, so don't even try to knock it down....168 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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