It has been less than a month since Bank of America (BAC) - Get Report closed its purchase of Merrill Lynch, and already investors may be feeling buyer's remorse. The company announced today that former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain agreed to resign from his newly acquired position as head of global banking for Bank of America.

Meanwhile,

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

recently announced that it plans to lay off as many as 5,000 workers due to the slowing economy. The software giant reported a drop in earnings for its fiscal second quarter.

And again, the regional banks didn't help, with

Fifth Third

(FITB) - Get Report

and

Huntington Bancshares

(HBAN) - Get Report

getting killed on earnings reports.

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

TheStreet.com

and see what

Jim Cramer's had to say about them recently

.

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(Editor's note: At the time of publication and/or original publication of his posts and shows, Cramer owned Pepsi, Unilever, Bristol-Myers, Johnson & Johnson, Celgene, Gilead, General Mills and Procter & Gamble for his Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust.)

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