Readers' Picks: TheStreet.com's Top 10

Jon Markman looks at the significance of a new Dow high and Bill Snyder reports on Oracle.
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In case you missed them, here are the top 10 most widely read articles on

TheStreet.com

for the past seven days (as of May 11). Jon Markman looks at the significance of a new Dow high and Bill Snyder reports on Oracle.

1.

Respect the Downtrend in UnitedHealth by Dan Fitzpatrick, published May 9 at 10:29 a.m. EDT.

If you're buying as it drops, you're either using scaled entries or trying to catch a falling knife.

2.

Cisco Momentum Evaporates by Scott Moritz, published May 9 at 5:44 p.m. EDT.

Shares give back earlier gains as guidance fails to impress.

3.

Oracle Seeing Red Hat by Bill Snyder, published May 11 at 7:16 a.m. EDT.

A likely move by the database giant into open source may have more bark than bite.

4.

JBL: Revolution Calling by John Layfield, published May 6 at 10:02 a.m. EDT.

How Clear Channel, Apple, Verisign, News Corp. and others will profit from the Internet.

5.

Funny Money: Alert! Level 3 Alert! by Jeff Kreisler, published May 7 at 10:51 a.m. EDT.

Harrowing tales of McGuire, Lay, Rosneft, Gates, Bernanke, the Geico lizard and other creatures too horrid to mention here.

6.

Calls Catch Stocks That Are Off to the Races by Jim Cramer, published May 5 at 3:32 p.m. EDT.

You know the ones, the names that would rather die than quit trying to get to $100.

7.

19 Stocks for Dow Peak by Jon Markman, published May 11 at 8:29 a.m. EDT.

The index's surge toward a new high has many investors wondering what to do.

8.

Soggy Quarter at Bookham by Scott Moritz, published May 4 at 4:39 p.m. EDT.

The optical-networking stock drops 11% late Thursday.

9.

Finding GILD in Biotech Rubble by Justin Ferayorni, published May 5 at 3:33 p.m. EDT.

Amid the tortuous selloff in its sector, this stock screams out.

10.

Death Spiral Convertible Just Refuses to Die by Matthew Goldstein, published May 11 at 7:13 a.m. EDT.

This last-ditch financing tool continues to find takers.