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Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Tuesday morning

Rolled aluminum is fed into a machine on the auto treatment line at the Alcoa Inc. Davenport Works aluminum facility in Riverdale, Iowa.
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Rolled aluminum is fed into a machine on the auto treatment line at the Alcoa Inc. Davenport Works aluminum facility in Riverdale, Iowa.

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 mostly oil-backed rally. Alcoa kicked off the earnings report season this morning with what looks like a bottom-line miss.

OIL/ENERGY

-US crude prices are down right now, and now falling below the $51 a barrel level.

SMARTPHONE WARS

-Samsung haspermanently pulled its Galaxy Note 7 phones and replacements from all shelves. The battery explosion problems on the phones have cost Samsung $18 billion in market cap.