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Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Wednesday morning

Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen
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Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen

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


-Stock futures are up after Tuesday's rebound rally. The Federal Reserve is expected to announce a rate hike today. We get CPI inflation numbers, retail sales, and business inventory reports this morning.

-Mortgage applications rose 2.8 percent last week, all because of refinancing. New home mortgage purchase applications actually fell.

-JPMorgan estimates that just 10 percent of stock picking is still done fully by humans and not computers.