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Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Tuesday morning

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska during Flight Test THAAD (FTT)-18 in Kodiak, Alaska, July 11, 2017.
Leah Garton | Missile Defense Agency | Reuters
A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska during Flight Test THAAD (FTT)-18 in Kodiak, Alaska, July 11, 2017.

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

STOCKS/ECONOMY

-Stock futures are lower in response to North Korea's test of a much more powerful nuclear bomb over the weekend. Investors will also be looking at the factory orders data coming out at 10am Eastern Time.

-Gold prices are near a 1-year high at $1,337 an ounce.

NORTH KOREA THREAT

-South Korea is warning that North Korea looks like it's planning another missile test. Four more THAAD anti-missile launchers are being deployed in South Korea. Japan is drafting a plan to get its citizens out of South Korea.