Cramer's Take on Top-Searched Stocks

Here's what Jim Cramer's had to say about Wal-Mart lately.
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Wall Street was up on Wednesday, albeit in choppy action, after better-than-expected data was released in the manufacturing and housing sectors. Traders welcomed the positive stats as a sign that the economy is not getting any worse.

The manufacturing data showed that orders for big-ticket items such as cars, airplanes and furniture jumped 3.4% for the month. The move is attributed to an increase in demand for military parts, machinery and computers, helping to boost shares of

Caterpillar

(CAT) - Get Report

,

General Electric

(GE) - Get Report

and

3M

(MMM) - Get Report

.

In housing, sales of new homes, which were expected to be down, were up 4.7% in February. The news sent homebuilder stocks such as

Toll Brothers

(TOL) - Get Report

and

DR Horton

(DHI) - Get Report

soaring.

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

Wal-Mart

(WMT) - Get Report

and

Rio Tinto

(RTP) - Get Report

, and see what

Jim Cramer's had to say about them lately

.

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