Suffering from a brutal selloff in the financial sector, stocks in New York remained under pressure Friday, sending
Bank of America
back onto TheStreet.com's Top Ten Most Searched Stocks List.
Accelerating the losses in the banks was a comment by U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd (D., CT) who said that nationalization of the money center banks is a possibility.
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makes the list. The company is a core holding of Jim Cramer's Action Alerts Plus Portfolio. The stock is now yielding almost 6%.
In tech land,
was heavily searched on Friday. After
for its first quarter earlier this week, H-P is instituting company-wide pay cuts and reducing benefits in an effort to boost its bottom line.
makes the list again. The nation's largest retailer continues to
benefit from consumers trading down
After yesterday's rally, oil fell on Friday, sending shares of
lower. Conoco was also a popular name after it was reported that Warren Buffett's
, which also made the list, sold shares of the company.
Finally, mining company
was down slightly, despite gold being way up. Gold broke the $1,000 mark on Friday as investors rushed to safety.
Before joining TheStreet.com, Gregg Greenberg was a writer and segment producer for CNBC's Closing Bell. He previously worked at FleetBoston and Lehman Brothers in their Private Client Services divisions, covering high net-worth individuals and midsize hedge funds. Greenberg attended New York University's School of Business and Economic Reporting. He also has an M.B.A. from Cornell University's Johnson School of Business, and a B.A. in history from Amherst College.