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CofeeTop 7 attention-hungry doomsayers.

* Jim Cramer: Defending Tim Geithner

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point higher, London up a mid-day, the U.S. mortgage plan and copper lift other European shares, the Nikkei snaps its losing streak and Hong Kong gains 2.5 percent.

* We got an IPO this week, but weren’t there supposed to be four of them?

* The Stimulus: What’s in it for Silicon Valley?

* Dave Winer on how a blogger can make money. Over $2 million, to be exact.

* WSJ chief Robert Thomson: “Google devalues everything it touches.”

* A Texas charity sues hedge fund Highland Capital Management for $1.8 million.

* John Stewart on the bank bailout: