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Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Tuesday morning

President Donald Trump speaks during his address to the nation from Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, on August 21, 2017.
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A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.


-Stock futures are higher after Monday's flat close. Later this morning we get the FHFA house price index.


-President Donald Trump gave a major policy speech on Afghanistan Monday night, in which he pledged to refocus U.S. military efforts on attainable goals and abandon democratic nation building. He also put pressure on Pakistan to stop supporting terror grounds and asked India to provide the Afghan government with more economic aid. Finally, he vowed not to reveal specific U.S. military plans.

-The remains of some of the 10 U.S. sailors killed in Monday's collision off Singapore have been found this morning.