Cramer's Take on Headline Stocks - TheStreet

(Updated to add video.)

Regardless of why a stock is in the news, it never hurts to hear what a professional investor has to say about it. The key is to gather as much information as you can in order to make the most informed investment decisions you can. As Jim Cramer often reminds, investors must do their homework.

So what has

Cramer had to say lately

about today's headline-makers? At Stockpickr, we've combed through his recent


blog posts, "Mad Money" TV show recaps and "Stop Trading!" segments to find out what he thinks about newsworthy stocks such as


(INTC) - Get Report


Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report



(CIT) - Get Report



(JPM) - Get Report


In a

recent post to his RealMoney blog

, Cramer wrote that with credit card data improving in spite of rising unemployment, JPMorgan,

Capital One

(COF) - Get Report


American Express

(AXP) - Get Report

"are good to go."

Here's what Cramer had to say about CIT in a video today.

Cramer: CIT Should Go

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