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  • This morning's Wall Street theme might be "running in place". But Tuesday could see more action, with plenty of potential market moving events on the docket. Right now, U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a higher opening, and overseas markets have generally been higher as well.

  • Caterpillar is seeing heavy options activity as its stock trades moderately higher Wednesday. Calls outnumber puts by a 3-1 ratio and are concentrated at the February 33 strike, where contracts were bought for $0.77, $0.80, and $0.81. Some May 40 calls also traded for $0.88, according to OptionMonster's real-time tracking systems.

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    Alex Kurtz of Merriman Curhan Ford thinks green — and thinks green is smart. "We see this as a massive investment opportunity over the next three to five years," he told CNBC. "These are not science experiments in the clean-tech space; this is really about installing the backbone for the next generation of energies that are coming online."

  • Like most analysts, Rod Lache has concluded that a government bailout is not likely to help the shares, that even with a bailout GM's future, if it is not in bankruptcy, is likely to be "bankruptcy-like."

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  • Nearly 200 companies have reported earnings overnight and Thursday. Within that pack, it seems there's a disproportionate number of non-U.S. companies. In fact, by my calculations, there are 19 stocks from 11 different countries in my personal daily news mix...

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  • A rising U.S. dollar and rising interest rates in emerging markets aren't scaring George Greig away from his global infrastructure plays. "The global growth drivers in this cycle really are investment in infrastructure, capital capacity, industrialization and resources," he told CNBC. 

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  • ABB reaffirmed it is considering acquisitions and has the means to fund a takeover despite strained debt markets, Michel Demare, ABB's interim chief executive told CNBC Friday.

  • Swiss engineering group ABB met forecasts with a 34 percent jump in second-quarter net profit and raised its 2008 guidance for its automation activities on Thursday.

  • A major Middle Eastern investor should help the company. But there are more reasons to like this stock.

  • Michael Jones runs a five-star fund, and he's got a "Triple-A" strategy. Learn his strategy -- and see his picks!

  • Basic materials and the power to use them offer strong opportunities for investors, according to Kent Croft.  He's also enthusiastic about a familiar technology name.

  • Basic materials and the power to use them offer strong opportunities for investors, according to Kent Croft.

  • Switzerland’s leading stock index, the SMI, has fallen more than 21 percent over the last twelve months, but investment opportunities are emerging with certain large-cap well-positioned stocks such as Roche and Swatch, Maximilian Muench, head of Swiss equities research at UBS told CNBC.

  • Syngenta, Monsanto and Bunge should be bought on any discount, Cramer says.

  • The week was chock full of economic angst and M&A intrigue. But one dark constant loomed over all ... rising oil prices.