Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Wednesday morning

Donald Trump attends the grand opening ceremony at the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.
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A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.


-Stock futures are trading higher ahead of President-elect Donald Trump's news conference later this morning.

-Mortgage applications rose 5.8 percent last week as interest rates fell.


-U.S. crude prices are up slightly after Tuesday's losses sent oil back to $51 per barrel, down about 4 percent in the past week.