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Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: These Stocks Are New-High Winners

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Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers Monday that he's starting to feel pretty good about the markets. Why? Because the market's diverse leadership is a very bullish sign.

To see just how strong the markets are, Cramer said investors only need to look at the new highs list. There they will find consumer package goods, like Kimberly-Clark (KMB - Get Report) and General Mills (GIS - Get Report) , which are soaring as ingredients are getting cheaper, distribution costs are getting lower and the U.S. dollar is weakening.

But then you'll also find housing-related stocks including Sherwin-Williams (SHW - Get Report) and Home Depot (HD - Get Report) , which shows that housing is also strong. You will also see Darden Restaurants (DRI - Get Report) and Domino's Pizza (DPZ) , proving the consumer is alive and spending.

Still others on the list include 3M (MMM) in the industrial space, Broadcom (AVGO) representing tech and Boston Scientific (BSX) in medical devices. The list goes on to include Chubb (CB) in the insurance sector and many more.

When so many sectors are on the move, Cramer said he's learned that's a sign things are improving, not contracting. That's why he's expanding his optimism.

Spotlight on Accenture

Before you buy any stock, you must first know what you're buying, Cramer told viewers. Understanding what a company does is easier for brands you interact with in your daily life, but for companies like Accenture (ACN) , figuring out how they make their money is a little tougher.

Shares of Accenture are up 21% since their February lows, but does that make them cheap or expensive? If the stock pulls back, is that a time to buy more or sort selling? Investors can't hope to answer these questions without knowing the basics.

Accenture calls itself a technology outsourcing company, but in fact the company helps other companies respond to...


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