Updated from 7:00 a.m. EST

Friday was all set to be ugly. The auto bailout collapsed in Congress, followed by arguably the largest financial scam ever when it was revealed that Bernard Madoff of Madoff Securities was essentially running a large Ponzi scheme with as much as $50 billion.

But the market found a bottom and rallied on renewed hopes of an auto rescue, this time from the White House, which said it would try to engineer it using Tarp money.

While the market closed up, stocks were mixed for most of the day.

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

TheStreet.com

(including

Ashland

(ASH) - Get Report

and

Cisco

(CSCO) - Get Report

) and see what

Jim Cramer's take had to say about them lately

.

These stocks could be in the news for a number of reasons. Some require immediate attention; others may not. Regardless, it never hurts to hear what Cramer (or any of the other professional investors on the site) has to say about them. The key is to gather as much information as you can in order to make the most informed investment decisions you can.

To read more,

visit Stockpickr.com

.

In Monday trading, Ashland shares closed at $10.18 (up 8.07% for the day and 6.6% for the month). Meanwhile, Cisco shares closed at $16.84 (down 0.88% for the day, but up 1.81% for the month).

(Editor's note: At the time of publication and/or original publication of his posts and shows, Cramer owned Hewlett-Packard for his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.)

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