Citigroup remained the most popular stock search on the for a second day after dethroning General Electric yesterday. Oil companies and a gold ETF also joined the list today.

Here are the top 10 tickers as of 11:30 a.m. EDT on March 12, 2009:

1. Citigroup ( C)

2. General Electric ( GE)

3. Bank of America ( BAC)

4. Wells Fargo ( WFC)

5. Apple ( AAPL)

6. Verizon ( VZ)

7. ConocoPhillips ( COP)

7. SPDR Gold ( GLD)

9. Exxon Mobil ( XOM)

10. Taiwan Semiconductor ( TSM)
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