NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Regardless of why a stock is in the news, it never hurts to hear what a professional investor has to say about it. The key is to gather as much information as you can in order to make the most informed investment decisions you can. As Jim Cramer often reminds, investors must do their homework.

So what has Cramer had to say lately about today's headline-makers? At Stockpickr, we've combed through his recent RealMoney blog posts, "Mad Money" TV show recaps and "Stop Trading!" segments to find out what he thinks about newsworthy stocks such as Verizon ( VZ), Honeywell ( HON) and Corning ( GLW).

Verizon: Verizon plans to cut 8,000 more jobs in the second half of the year, adding to the 8,000 cuts it's made over the past year.

On July 21 on "Mad Money," Cramer recommended Verizon at under $29 a share.

Here's what he had to say about Verizon and competitor AT&T ( T) in a video filmed today.

Cramer: Ranking the Wireless

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--Rebecca Corvino is based in New York.