Bank of America (BAC) - Get Report was upgraded to market perform from underperform by Friedman Billings Ramsey on Tuesday, based in part on the bank's having raised about half of the $34 billion it was instructed to raise following the government's banking stress tests.

Next month, HTC will

begin selling a smart phone in China

that uses a version of


(GOOG) - Get Report

Android system.

The three major indices were in the green at midday on Tuesday following the three-day weekend.

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

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