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10 most important stories for investors

Hillary Clinton gets in a car while leaving her daughter's apartment building on September 11, 2016, in New York.
Brian Snyder | Reuters
Hillary Clinton gets in a car while leaving her daughter's apartment building on September 11, 2016, in New York.

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

STOCKS/ECONOMY

-Stock futures are sharply lower after Friday's 300-plus point loss for the Dow. The headline is that investors are worried about a Fed rate hike later this month, but the sudden new level of uncertainty in the presidential election is likely contributing too.

-Investors are also worried about a last minute speech by the Fed's most dovish voting member scheduled for today.

OIL/ENERGY

-Crude prices are down almost 2 percent with WTI barely holding on to the $45/barrel level.

ELECTION

-Hillary Clinton suffered a "medical episode" of some kind while attending a 9/11 memorial ceremony in New York yesterday. First her campaign said she succumbed to the heat, then it issued a statement from a doctor that she has pneumonia. Video of Clinton Sunday being dragged into a car made the rounds online. Clinton has now canceled a planned campaign trip to California today.