Stock Search: Citigroup, Bank of America

Citigroup and Bank of America lead the list of the 10 most-searched stocks on TheStreet.com.
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The following stocks were recently the 10 most-searched on

TheStreet.com

:

Citigroup

(C) - Get Report

led the way as the banks rallied on the latest government program intended to rescue the financial system. The Public-Private Investment Program for Legacy Assets plans to help banks

rid themselves of toxic loans

.

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Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report

also jumped on the news as investors are hoping the plan will spur private investors to buy the bad loans.

Next up was another bank, and like Citi and BofA, a component of the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

--

JPMorgan Chase

(JPM) - Get Report

.

Even beleaguered

AIG

(AIG) - Get Report

rose as the details from the program were released. The battered insurance company stands to gain if it can unload some of its legacy loans and securities.

Rounding out the top five was

General Electric

(GE) - Get Report

, which announced that it had signed a deal to build two nuclear reactors in India. The potential value of the deal was not disclosed.

Top 10 list regular

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

is seen as a stock that could go higher even though it's rated a "hold" by TSC Ratings. The computer company is sitting on a large amount of cash and continues to have good sales, which

points to strength

.

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Another name in the AAP portfolio is

British Petroleum

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, which Cramer continues to like.

Next to last on the list is carmaker

Ford

(F) - Get Report

, which plans to retire some $11 billion worth of debt.

Rounding out the group is

Sun Microsystems

(JAVA)

. Last week, reports emerged that

IBM

(IBM) - Get Report

might be considering a bid for the company, and interest in the stock has been elevated ever since.