Citigroup and Bank of America remained on top of the stock search list for a second week in a row, but several new entrants emerged including Ford, Sun Microsystems and Alcoa. Please check back every weekday at noon to see what tickers are hot.

Here are the top 10 tickers as of 12 p.m. EDT on April 6, 2009:

1. Citigroup ( C)

2. Bank of America ( BAC)

3. Ford ( F)

4. Sun Microsystems ( JAVA)

5. Alcoa ( AA)

6.. General Electric ( GE)

7. Research In Motion ( RIMM)

8. General Motors ( GM)

9. DryShips ( DRYS)

10. Caterpillar ( CAT)
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