×

10 most important stories for investors Thursday

Source: Jetta Productions

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

STOCKS/ECONOMY

-Stock futures are down after yesterday's decent rally. Investors are mostly looking ahead to tomorrow's September jobs report, but the weekly jobless claims report did come out this morning and new claims totaled less than expected.

-A new study shows that working class white men in America are making less than they did in 1996.

OIL/ENERGY

-US crude prices have erased their earlier losses this morning and are now back at the $50/barrel level for the first time since June 29th.