Stocks rose on Tuesday, after a few companies, including American Express (AXP) - Get Report, posted better-than-expected results late Monday. The nice up day was led by such stocks as General Electric (GE) - Get Report, Wells Fargo (WFC) - Get Report and Vale (RIO) - Get Report.

Other stocks making headlines include computer chip maker

Texas Instruments

(TXN) - Get Report

. The company reported a quarterly profit that fell less than feared. The world's third-largest manufacturer of semiconductors also announced a 12% cut in jobs yesterday, pushing its shares up 3.6%.

Consumers are still somber though. The Conference Board, an industry group, reported that consumer confidence fell to a record low in January. Industry pundits are blaming the mood on a downtrodden housing sector and worsening job prospects.

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

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and see what

Jim Cramer's had to say about them lately

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