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Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Thursday morning

The convoy carrying a turbine produced by General Electric.
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A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.


-Stock futures are mixed after Wednesday's flat close. We get weekly jobless claims numbers this morning ahead of Friday's monthly jobs report.

-GE is cutting 12,000 jobs in the electrical power division.


-Bitcoin has soared past $15,000, just hours after crossing $14,000. Leading banks are trying to block the launching of bitcoin futures exchanges. Hackers have stolen about $70 million worth of bitcoin from a major cryptomining website.