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A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day
-Stock futures are lower as investors worldwide start flying to safer havens in response to the growing likelihood the UK will leave the EU. Germany's 10-year bund yield fell into negative territory this morning.
-US Treasurys are also seeing yields tank. The 10-year yield touched 1.57% this morning.
-US small business confidence rose modestly in May.
-Gasoline prices are holding at $2.37/gallon, national average.
ORLANDO TERROR ATTACK
-Witnesses say the terrorist shooter was a frequent patron at the gay club he targeted.
-House Democrats heckled Speaker Paul Ryan yesterday for not recognizing a question from the floor about new gun control legislation.
-We could have another legal battle brewing as the FBI now has the Orlando terrorist's phone.
-Asusual in the wake of these shooting incidents and terror attacks on US soil, gun company stocks rose yesterday.
-Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in the latest NBC News poll, 49% to 42%.
-Donald Trump is demanding Mrs. Clinton return all the money countries that ban homosexuality have donated to the Clinton Foundation. That includes $25 million from Saudi Arabia.
-Now that Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for $26 billion, investors are expecting Google to respond with a big move of its own.
-EU antitrust authorities willreportedly approve Marriott's purchase of Starwood Hotels without demanding concessions. It's a $12.5 billion deal.
-Fanduel and DraftKings are in talks to merge.
-The hedge fund, Cerberus Capital Management, is providing Gawker with a $22 million bankruptcy loan.
-ISIS is taking responsibility for the murder of a Paris police officer and his wife yesterday.
-The Obama administration will no longer pursue its attempts to shut down the military prison at Guantanamo.
-In what could become a precedent-setting case, a Minnesota man is suing the TSA because a slow security line made him miss his flight.
DEATH IN HOLLYWOOD
-Former "stockbroker to the stars"- turned fraud convict Dana Giacchetto was found dead in his home in Los Angeles Sunday.
-Charitable giving hit a record $373 billion in the US last year.