Apple (AAPL) Should Buy Netflix (NFLX) Or Twitter (TWTR): Jim Cramer

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An employee carries a stack of new Apple iPad Air tablets inside the Apple Store on New York's fifth avenue after the new iPad went on sale Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. Reuters

Has Wall Street turned on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)?

It seems that way to Jim Cramer. Despite all the positive news about the company lately, its share price hasn’t been rising with the rest of the market. This is a sign that the Street has had it with the mighty tech giant.

There is a way to fix this, Cramer said, but it doesn’t involve a sizable share buyback like activist investor Carl Icahn is suggesting. Instead the company should look to make a big acquisition. And not just some fledgling startup -- Cramer think the company should bid $35 billion for Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) or buy Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) for $30 billion.

Cramer’s argument, according to, is simple: Apple needs to acquire a company with “super-growth” potential to jump-start its stock price. When it comes to Icahn’s proposal, Cramer thinks it is a “big mistake” because it won’t affect the company over the long term. 

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