Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Thursday morning

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


-Stock futures are just a bit higher after Wednesday's broad rally. Earnings reports from big name companies are the focus again today.

-For the first time in years, the lowest earning workers are seeing their pay rise faster than any other segment of the labor force.


-GOP Senators worked late into the night trying to negotiate a new Obamacare repeal and replacement deal. Meanwhile, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that a straight repeal would lower the number of Americans with health coverage by 32 million by 2026.

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