Investors visiting today focused their attention on General Electric, which topped the chart of most-searched stocks for a second day in a row.

Here are the top 10 tickers as of 1:30 p.m. EST on March 3, 2009:

1. General Electric ( GE)

2. Bank of America ( BAC)

3. Citigroup ( C)

4. Wells Fargo ( WFC)

5. PepsiCo ( PEP)

6. Caterpillar ( CAT)

7. DryShips ( DRYS)

8. Edison International ( EIX)

9. American International Group ( AIG)

10. Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.A)
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