Updated from 9:21 a.m. EST

The Bank of England and the European Central bank both cut interest rates on Thursday, but that has largely been viewed as not enough.

Then the Labor Department reported that the number of out-of-work Americans continuing to draw unemployment benefits has surged to a 25-year high.

But at least one retailer is already feeling the holiday cheer. The world's largest retailer,


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, posted a 2.4% gain in same-store sales, better than the 1.6% gain projected by analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters. This could be good news for retailers banking on solid holiday sales, including

Best Buy


Circuit City

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Children's Place

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Ross Stores

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With this in mind, we thought we'd take a look at some of the stocks people were searching for on


on Thursday, including

Marathon Oil

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, and see what

Jim Cramer's had to say about them


To read more,

visit Stockpickr.com


(Editor's note: At the time of publication and/or original publication of his posts and shows, Cramer owned Bristol-Myers, Chevron, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan and Wal-Mart for his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.)

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