Cramer's Take on Headline Stocks

Here's what Jim Cramer's had to say about stocks in the news lately.
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In spite of the spine-flu panic on Monday morning, major indices were in the green, with the Dow lately up 0.5%, the S&P 500 up 0.2% and the Nasdaq up 0.2%. Travel stocks were falling, though, with Carnival (CLL) down almost 10% at midday on Monday, Marriott (MAR) - Get Report down 2.9% and JetBlue (JBLU) - Get Report down 7.7%.

On the other hand,

pharma stocks

, particularly those that produce flu-related products, could get a let up from the virus scare.

Gilead

(GILD) - Get Report

was recently up 3.7%, and

GlaxoSmithKline

(GSK) - Get Report

was up 6.6%.

In other news,

Verizon

(VZ) - Get Report

beat estimates

in its first quarter, reported adjusted profit of 63 cents a share (analysts expected 59 cents) and sales of $26.6 billion (analysts expected $26.3 billion).

Qualcomm

(QCOM) - Get Report

, on the other hand,

lost $289 million in its second quarter

. Revenue fell about 6% to $2.46 billion compared with an average estimate of $2.35 billion.

With this in mind, we thought we'd take a look at some of the stocks making headlines on Monday and see what Jim Cramer's had to say about them lately.

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