NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- 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 some of today's newsworthy stocks, such as
: D.R. Horton
, in the second quarter, compared with a loss of $399.3 million in the same quarter last year. In a video filmed today for
, Cramer explained why he'd rather
buy banks than homebuilders
Cramer: I'll Buy a Bank Over a Homebuilder
For more of what Cramer's had to say lately about stocks in the news,
-- Written by Rebecca Corvino in New York.