All three major indices were back in positive territory Thursday after a brief dip into negative territory.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.26%, or 65 points, to 24,959, while the Nasdaq gained 0.64%, or 46 points, to 7,190, and the S&P 500 rose 0.33%, or 9 points, to 2,707. 

Here are the three stories investors were paying attention to Thursday. 

Jim Cramer Is Fan of Cisco

He especially likes Cisco's (CSCO) - Get Report recurring revenue. 

Honeywell and United Technologies Aren't Overbought Yet

Bret Kenwell tells investors why Honeywell (HON) - Get Report and United Technologies (UTX) - Get Reportcan surpass their current all-time highs

Warren Buffett Sticks Up for Apple

Warren Buffett is still a fan of Apple (AAPL) - Get Report .