The market are trying to hold on to early gains, but we are off earlier highs. Let's take a look at some of the places that traders may want to focus on.

Bullish:

Gold-Mining Plays

:

RandGold Resources

(GOLD) - Get Report

and

Agnico-Eagle Mices

(AEM) - Get Report

are rebounding from the week's losses.

Internet Giants

:

Google

(GOOG) - Get Report

and

Priceline

(PCLN)

are seeing gains.

Insurers

:

Hartford Financial

(HIG) - Get Report

is seeing a lift from an analyst upgrade. It's helping insurers

Prudential

(PRU) - Get Report

and

Metlife

(MET) - Get Report

as well.

High-Beta

: We're seeing a spike in

Intuitive Surgical

(ISRG) - Get Report

and

Blackrock

(BLK) - Get Report

to a lesser degree.

HMOs/Healthcare

: An upgrade this morning is helping shares of

Cigna

(CI) - Get Report

,

Aetna

(AET)

,

UnitedHealth Group

(UNH) - Get Report

and

Humana

(HUM) - Get Report

.

Commodity Plays

:

Freeport McMoran

(FCX) - Get Report

and

U.S. Steel

(X) - Get Report

are leading the early charge.

Railroad Plays

:

Union Pacific

(UNP) - Get Report

and

Burlington Northern

(BNI)

are leading the pace.

China Plays

:

Shanda Interactive

(SNDA)

and

Baidu

(BIDU) - Get Report

are trading higher. Smaller-cap plays are also rising, including

Perfect World Co., Ltd.

(PWRD)

and

Fuqi International, Inc.

(FUQI)

.

At the time of publication, the author had no positions in stocks mentioned, although positions may change at any time.

Tom Reese and Paul Rubillo are senior editors of Dividend.com. Visit Dividend.com for more dividend stock ratings, picks, news, and analysis for long-term and income-seeking investors.