Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Monday morning

North Korean leader Kim Jung-un inspects Galido outpost and Jangjedo defending force located in the far south of Southwest sea in North Korea in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 13, 2016.
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A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.


-Stock futures are lower as geopolitical events, especially North Korea's Sunday missile tests, are roiling investors. Market participants believe a potential interest rate hike could take place as early as this month.


-U.S. crude oil prices are down about 0.5 percent trading at $53 per barrel level.


-President Donald Trump accused former President Obama of approving wiretaps of Trump Tower during the election. FBI Director James Comey and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper are refuting that. But news reports have surfaced since January filled with leaks from some kind of surveillance of the Trump campaign. Congress is poised to investigate.

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