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10 most important stories for investors Friday

An undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 25, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) laughing as he inspects a test-fire of strategic submarine-launched ballistic missile at an undisclosed location.
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An undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 25, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) laughing as he inspects a test-fire of strategic submarine-launched ballistic missile at an undisclosed location.

A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day

STOCKS/ECONOMY

-Stock futures are lower after yesterday's mild market losses.

-Deflation is becoming a global worry again now that China's consumer prices showed a decline in August.

OIL/ENERGY

-Crude prices are down more than 1 percent and falling below the $47 a barrel level after yesterday's big gains.