Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Monday morning

A damaged spillway with eroded hillside is seen in an aerial photo taken over the Oroville Dam in Oroville, California, U.S.
Source: California Department of Water Resources/

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


-Stock futures are higher Monday morning after finishing last week with two days of rallies.


-Almost 200,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in Northern California as there are serious concerns about flash floods at the Oroville Dam.


-U.S. crude prices are down, but still holding at the $53 a barrel level. Natural gas is back down below the $3 level. And gasoline prices are up to $2.28 a gallon, the new national average.

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