10 most important stories for investors Friday

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


-Futures are down, but not by much despite continuing fear in the worldwide banking sector. Personal income and spending figures for August come out this morning.


-Deutsche Bank and its fellow German bank Commerzbank are seeing more serious selloffs today. CEO John Cryan is trying to reassure his staff. Politically, the already unpopular German PM Angela Merkel may not have the clout to bail out the bank now.


-The Obama administration is reportedly looking to use the Treasury Department's Judgment Fund to pay off health insurers who have been stiffed by Obamacare.The payments would be in the billions.