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Stock futures are more than 200 points higher as investors liked the news from FBI Director James Comey Sunday that said the Bureau is sticking with its recommendation not to indict Hillary Clinton. Gold is down more than 1 percent on the Clinton FBI news. Key earnings today come from Marriott and Dean Foods.
-Today's LA Times/USC poll has Donald Trump leading Hillary Clinton by 4.8 points. Investors Business Daily has Trump ahead by 2 points. ABC News has Clinton ahead by 4 points. And the NBC/WSJ poll has Clinton ahead by 4 points.
-U.S crude prices areup more than 1.5 percent, but still at the $44 a barrel level.