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Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Wednesday morning

Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen.
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Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen.

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

STOCKS/ECONOMY

-Stock futures are down after Tuesday's 105-point drop in the Dow. Facebook and Alibaba are scheduled to release earnings results today. The Fed will issue a statement on the state of the economy at 2 PM. Ahead of the Fed's announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield is back just below 1.8%.

ELECTION

-Today's Los Angeles Times/USC poll has Donald Trump leading Hillary Clinton by 5.4 points. The Investors Business Daily poll has Trump leading by 0.4 point. The ABC News poll has the race tied.

-Asian markets sold off overnight and European markets are under pressure as foreign investors start to come to grips with the possibility of aTrump victory.