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NEW YORK (
) -- 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
: McDonald's U.S.
in November, compared with a 2.5% increase in European sales.
on Dec. 3, Cramer wrote:"To me, given that there will be 24 days left to trade, you can pick up some real bargains if the employment numbers are weak, and I would return, on that weakness, to my four-legged stool, McDonald's,
Procter & Gamble
, which are all up collectively almost double the
since I introduced them on the second-to-last trading day of October."
( UAUA) will order
25 new planes from Boeing
and 25 from
, including Boeing's Dreamliner 787.
In a Dec. 7
, Cramer wrote that there were a couple of new "positive cross-currents" pushing the market higher. One was Goldman Sachs' health care upgrade, and the other was "the upcoming Dreamliner launch - yes, Virginia, there is a pulse at Boeing."
segment, Cramer said the retail investor was returning to the market, and he offered
and Boeing as evidence. Both stocks were "flying," he said, in spite of "so much negative news" over the previous few days. Cramer said he was "very pro-Boeing" and said that with its dividend, "you get paid to wait."
to neutral from buy on subscriber losses and a failure to boost EBITDA.
last night, Cramer identified a bluu market in telco. He even said viewers might consider Spring at a speculative addition to a portfolio. He said Sprint,
worried him a lot less than they did a few months ago.
For more of what Cramer's had to say lately about stocks in the news, check out the
(Editor's note: At the time of publication, Cramer owned Procter & Gamble for his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.)
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