Most-Searched Stocks: Citigroup

General Electric, which got removed from an analyst's short term sell rating, also makes the list.
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Wall Street's rally continues after Ben Bernanke said on "60 Minutes" that the recession would probably end in 2009 if the government is able to help the banks. Financial stocks dominate the top 10 most searched stocks on

thestreet.com

.

First up is

Citigroup

(C) - Get Report

. Shares were

rocketing over 40%

after it named four new independent members to its board of directors.

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Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report

is next with the stock rallying with its peers. The Financial Accounting Standards Board could adjust its

mark-to-market

rules which CEO Ken Lewis was pushing for last week.

General Electric

(GE) - Get Report

is up. Stock popped out of the under $10 range after a

UBS analyst

removed its short term sell rating. Numbers were cut to $9.50 and estimates were lowered due to late-cycle weakness.

AIG

(AIG) - Get Report

is on the chopping block after paying hundreds of millions in bonus payments. An irate

President Obama

is trying to block AIG from awarding the bonuses. New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is investigating the bonuses for fraud.

Switching gears, lets go to

Joy Global

(JOYG)

. Cramer said on

Mad Money Friday

that the stock is dirt cheap and investors should buy.

Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold

(FCX) - Get Report

is next. Stock on the rise after Cramer gave it a thumbs up on Mad Money. Cramer owns shares for his Action Alerts Plus Portfolio. To see how he's trading it email

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And big three oil companies make the list

Exxon

(XOM) - Get Report

,

BP

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and

ConocoPhillips

(COP) - Get Report

.

OPEC announced

it would not cut production which caused oil stocks to pull back earlier in the day. Stocks managed to rally slightly towards market close.

Exxon Mobil

also got rated a

new buy

at

Citigroup

.

Last up is techie,

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

. Stock trading mixed on Monday.

Alix joined TheStreet.com TV in February 2007. Previously, she held positions in film and theater production, management, and legal administration. Alix has a degree in communications and theater from Northwestern University.