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) recurring revenue. 

Honeywell and United Technologies Aren't Overbought Yet

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

Warren Buffett Sticks Up for Apple

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