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Bank of America (BAC) - Get Bank of America Corp Report, Lowe's (LOW) - Get Lowe's Companies, Inc. Report and other stocks led the stock market higher on Monday, with all three major indices in the green at midday trading.

Bank of America was up 8.3%, or 89 cents, to $11.56 recently after a Goldman Sachs analyst

upgraded it to buy with a $15 price target

.

Citigroup

(C) - Get Citigroup Inc. Report

was rising 15 cents, or 4.3%, to $3.63, and

Wells Fargo

(WFC) - Get Wells Fargo & Company Report

was up $1.43, or 5.8%, at $26.30.

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Lowe's reported

earnings of $476 million, or 32 cents a share

, for the first quarter, beating expectations. The stock was up $1.58, or 8.6%, to $20.02 at midday. Competitor

Home Depot

(HD) - Get Home Depot, Inc. Report

was also on the rise, up $1.50, or 6.2%, to $25.90.

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

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