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) -- 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, including


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: U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff is seeking more information about charges that

BofA misled investors

regarding executive bonuses before he approves the $33 million settlement BofA has agreed to pay the



In a video filmed today, Cramer had this to say about the BofA news:

Here Comes the BofA Judge

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-- Written by Rebecca Corvino in New York.

(Editor's note: At the time of publication, Cramer owned Cisco, Bank of America and General Electric for his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.)