Jim Cramer says uncertainty about Covid delta variant is actually helping stocks right now

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CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday uncertainty about the Covid delta variant in the U.S. is currently helping the stock market, contending it's actually created "a best of all possible worlds situation" for the time being. "Because we can't tell whether delta has peaked, we've got to give [Fed Chairman Jerome Powell] the benefit of the doubt when he says that he's got to hold off on tapering, especially since business has obviously slowed over the past few months," the "Mad Money" host said, referring to the central bank's decision a day earlier to keep its highly accommodative monetary policy in place for a little bit longer. On the other hand, Cramer said there are some indications the worst of this Covid wave is over, which should help boost virus-sensitive parts of the economy after they saw momentary slowdowns.As a result, Cramer said that "means we can buy the travel and leisure stocks, the retailers, the oils, not to mention the banks — they'll all do better in a post-pa
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