A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day
-Stock futures are down after yesterday's modest gains.
-The number of tech jobs in the SF Bay Area have surpassed the number from the height of the dotcom boom 17 years ago.
-Crude prices are flat but holding the week's gains at the $48/barrel level.
-Gasoline prices rose overnight to $2.14/gallon, national average.
-Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by one point in today's LA Times/USC poll.
-Trump gave a speech in North Carolina last night where he said he regrets some of his past comments and he also announced that he and running mate Mike Pence will visit flood-ravaged Louisiana today. It looks like the conventional wisdom that his campaign staff shakeup would only result in more bomb throwing was wrong.
-The Clinton campaign says the Clinton Foundation will cut back on its activities and curtail donations from several sources if Clinton wins the election.
-Hillary Clinton reportedly told FBI investigators that she set up her private email server on advice from Colin Powell.
-US swimmer Jimmy Feigen will
-Viacom CEO Phillip Dauman will leave after a long battle with Chairman Sumner Redstone. Dauman will get a $72 million severance package.
-A federal judge has struck down a $100 million settlement between Uber and its current and former drivers.
-Russia is building up its forces on the border with the Ukraine, sending tens of thousands of additional troops there.
-The first contract for the first batch of 19 KC-46A air tankers will bring in $2.8 billion for Boeing.
-Now the State Department is admitting that the $400 million cash payment to Iran was used as "leverage" to get the detained US Navy sailors released.
-London's XIO group is reportedly in talks to acquire Israel's second largest investment house, Meitav Dash.