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Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Friday morning

A woman touches an ATM machine for digital currency Bitcoin in Hong Kong on December 18, 2017.
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A woman touches an ATM machine for digital currency Bitcoin in Hong Kong on December 18, 2017.

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

STOCKS/ECONOMY

-Stock futures are flat after Thursday's modest rally. We get personal income and spending data along with the consumer sentiment report this morning.

-Bitcoin has dropped by more than $3,000, dropping through the $13,000 mark.

TAX REFORM/BUDGET BATTLES

-The House and Senate have passed short term spending bills to avoid a government shutdown. This also clears the way for President Trump to sign the tax reform bill into law.