(Updated with stock prices.)
Bernard Madoff, perpetrator of the multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that destroyed the financial health of hundreds, even thousands, of people, received a
on Monday morning.
Also making headlines,
to a French marketing company. Microsoft closed up 51 cents, or $2.18, at $23.86 on Monday.
Swiss drug company
is reportedly considering a purchase of
, Tsyabri, and other operations from the Irish biotech. Novartis closed down 17 cents at $41.17 on Monday, while Elan slid 41 cents, or 5.6%, to $6.95
, Deutsche Bank downgraded
to hold from buy, Friedman Billings Ramsey downgraded
to underperform, and Credit Suisse upgraded
to neutral from underperform.
Biogen lost $2.75, or 5.5%, on Monday to close at $47.32; Alcoa slid 32 cents, or 3%, to $10.44; and KB Home added 69 cents, or 5.1%, to $14.11.
With this in mind, we thought we'd take a look at some of the stocks in the news and see what Jim Cramer's had to say about them lately.
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