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  • Stocks lost ground in the final minutes of trading after moving higher in the wake of news that the Obama administration will work with Republicans on the tax dispute. Rising worries over sovereign debt concerns in the euro zone kept a check on gains throughout the session. BofA and Procter & Gamble fell.

  • Peter Boockvar at Miller Tabak had the most succinct comment: "If this is the reward for bailing out entire countries, why bother?...What the market is telling the European Union loud and clear is that they have no faith..."

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  • With CIBC World Markets predicting countries will spend about $30 trillion on infrastructure over the next 20 years, Tom Anderson, associate editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance, offered four stocks to play the global building boom.

  • Greece, the story stock traders love to hate, is getting a lot of attention today. The talk is now changing from "the IMF is going to get involved" to "a restructuring is looking increasingly likely for bondholders."

  • How should investors be positioned in this volatile market environment? Stuart Desmond, vice president of R.W. Baird shared his investment strategies.

  • Last year investors just had to buy the "cheapest, nastiest stocks" around and watch them rally in the "dash to trash," but this year requires a more measured approach, Karen Olney, strategist from UBS, told CNBC Monday.

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  • The recovery won't be bolstered by the consumer, like in previous recessions. Instead demand will come from a build-up of low inventories and large companies' exposure to emerging market growth, Edith Thouin, vice president of ABN Amro Private Banking said Monday.

  • One trader is positioning for a move higher ahead of Rockwell Automation's earnings report Monday.

  • 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."

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • 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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