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
First up is
. Shares were
after it named four new independent members to its board of directors.
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Bank of America
is next with the stock rallying with its peers. The Financial Accounting Standards Board could adjust its
rules which CEO Ken Lewis was pushing for last week.
is up. Stock popped out of the under $10 range after a
removed its short term sell rating. Numbers were cut to $9.50 and estimates were lowered due to late-cycle weakness.
is on the chopping block after paying hundreds of millions in bonus payments. An irate
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
. Cramer said on
that the stock is dirt cheap and investors should buy.
Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold
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
it would not cut production which caused oil stocks to pull back earlier in the day. Stocks managed to rally slightly towards market close.
also got rated a
Last up is techie,
. 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.