10 most important stories for investors Monday

Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump listen during the town hall debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.
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Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump listen during the town hall debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.

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

STOCKS/ECONOMY

-Stock futures are higher. Oil prices will be in focus as trading begins.

-The dollar is gaining against the British pound, the euro and the Japanese yen this morning. The peso is surging in reaction to Donald Trump's leaked tape scandal.

-A new study shows nearly 7 in 10 Americans have less than $1,000 in savings.