The following stocks were recently the 10 most-searched on

Citigroup ( C), which is changing up its management, led the list. Citi was in the news Friday on word that CFO Gary Crittenden will become chairman of Citi Holdings, the unit in charge of the bank's troubled assets.

Next is General Electric ( GE). After a six-hour conference call Thursday, Credit Suisse and Citigroup both slashed their estimates on GE.

Bank of America ( BAC) was a big loser today. BofA was involved in markdowns that contributed to Merrill Lynch's fourth-quarter loss of $15.3 billion, according to a report.

AIG ( AIG) continued to be criticized for its decision to pay millions of dollars in bonuses. Ben Bernanke called for banking leaders to pay "close attention" to bonus structures. The House passed a bill Thursday authorizing a 90% tax on bonuses paid to certain employees of the companies that got more than $5 billion in bailout money.

Next up were a couple of tech names. Apple ( AAPL) made the list with Cramer giving the company thumbs up on Mad Money.

Oracle ( ORCL) followed after declaring its first-ever dividend this week. However, the company did lower guidance for the fiscal fourth quarter.

BHP Billiton ( BHP) makes the top 10 after Cramer initiated a new position with this stock for his Action Alerts PLUS portfolio. He calls it a solid company that will benefit from the China recovery. To see how he is buying it, send an email for a free trial now.

Next are Mad Money stocks, BP ( BP) and BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust ( BPT), a subsidiary of BP. Cramer says both of these stocks should benefit as oil trends higher.

And last up is General Motors ( GM). Workers at Opel, GM's German unit, said they wanted to team up with Opel dealers to buy a 25% stake in the company.
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