Citigroup remained the most popular stock search on the TheStreet.com for a second week. Investors also demonstrated new interest in mining equipment maker Joy Global, while Apple and Wal-Mart dropped from the top 10 searches.

Here are the top 10 tickers as of 1 p.m. EDT on March 16, 2009:

1. Citigroup ( C)

2. Bank of America ( BAC)

3. General Electric ( GE)

4. Joy Global ( JOYG)

5. AIG ( AIG)

6. BP ( BP)

7. General Motors ( GM)

8. JPMorgan Chase ( JPM)

9. ConocoPhillips ( COP)

10. Freeport-McMoRan ( FCX)

Hall is the editor of TheStreet.com. Previously, he served as deputy editor and chief innovation officer at The Orange County Register and as a news manager at Bloomberg News in Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Washington, D.C. As a reporter, he covered business and financial markets, worked in both print and television in the U.S. and Europe, and conducted in-depth investigative coverage at The Journal-Gazette in Fort Wayne, Ind. His work also has been published in a variety of newspapers including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and International Herald Tribune. Hall received a bachelor�s degree in journalism and political science from The Ohio State University and has taken graduate management science courses at Boston University.

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