Updated from 6:59 a.m. EDT
Good news for
fans. The world's largest retailer reported a second-quarter profit rise of 17%. The retailer also raised its full-year forecast based on low prices that are attracting financially squeezed shoppers in a challenging economy.
But not all markets are so rosy. Home foreclosure filings grew by more than 50% compared with the same month a year ago, according to data released on Thursday.
But the market rallied as oil dropped and investors nibbled on financials again.
Bank of America
led the way.
This back and forth has investors scratching their heads, wondering where we are headed next.
With this in mind, we thought we'd take a look at Thursday's most-searched stocks from TheStreet.com, including
, and see what Jim Cramer's had to say about them recently.
(Editor's note: At the time of publication and/or original publication of his posts and shows, Cramer owned McDonald's and Wal-Mart for his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.)
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