In the following video, Motley Fool industrials analyst Blake Bos discusses a Monday full of news for General Electric (NYSE:GE) and its investors. He talks about a $500 million contract the company secured with the Emirates Aluminum Smelter Complex in Abu Dhabi, and he takes a look at Mary Schapiro, who has just been nominated to GE's board of directors.

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